Release Date: 
Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 19:00

The Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) wishes to inform the public that at around 6.00am on Thursday 28th January 2021, an Irish National who went mountain climbing on Mt. Kenya developed some breathing problems in one of the stopovers, Australian hut.

The incident was reported and a rescue team responded by evacuating the client to Mackinder’s, where he was airlifted to Nanyuki Cottage Hospital. The client who was in a critical condition, was pronounced dead on arrival at the hospital.

The 40-year-old male accessed Mt. Kenya National Park through Naromoru gate on 25th January 2021.

Our sincere condolences to the family.