Tourists stranded due to truck driver strike in Mombasa

Posted on May 23, 2013 • Filed under: Africa, Travel News

A massive traffic jam along the main highway to Mombasa was blocked yesterday for over 8 hours by striking truck drivers, with cars on both sides of the Mariakani weight bridge backed up for over 20 kilometers, reports. As a result, safari vehicles were stranded for the duration, in the absence of any bypass or detour possible, leaving tourists infuriated by the delays getting them to the game parks, while those returning from safari to their respective beach resorts were also victims of the strike. Read article

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