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Friday, 6 April, 2001, 10:46 GMT 11:46 UK
Two pupils arrested for Kenyan fire
Coffins waiting to be buried in a mass grave
58 of the victims were buried on Wednesday
Two teenage boys have been arrested in Kenya in connection with last week's school dormitory fire that killed 67 pupils.

These are the first arrests that the police have made - but the boys have not been charged.

The boys are both pupils at Kyanguli Secondary School where the fire happened.

One of the students is treated for burns
One of the lucky survivors
A local newspaper has reported that one of the suspects showed police the petrol station where he filled up a 25 litre jerrycan.

Petrol is thought to have been used to start the fire.

The newspaper reports that the police had to hold back an angry crowd who were threatening to lynch the boy.

Fifty-eight of the boys that died in the fire were buried in a mass grave on Wednesday.

They were so badly burnt that they could not be recognised.

Police have suspected arson from the beginning of the investigation.

Students said that they could smell petrol the day before the fire broke out.

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