Confirming the incident, Samburu Central OCPD Abagoro Guyo, said:
"Eight students, five boys and three girls took the chemical. Some took it dry while others diluted it with soda."A doctor at Samburu County Referral Hospital where the surviving victim, a 17-year-old girl, was admitted explained:
"She cannot talk or open her eyes but her sleeping position shows she has severe abdominal pains."