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Rain Havoc: At least 9 Die and Hundreds of Families Displaced

As the heavy pounding rains continue to wreak havoc in different parts of Nyanza, Western and Rifty Valley, 5 people have so far died in Bomet County, 2 in Bungoma County, 1 in Transzoia County and 1 one in West Pokot County.

3 bodies of the victims have not yet been retrieved from Sisei and Kipsonoi Rivers in Sotik and Konoin Constituency, respectively, in Bomet County where at least 200 families have been displaced. 1 drowned in Sisei while 2 others in Kipsonoi.

The above Photo shows Mugeni Bridge in Sotik, Bomet County flooded on 25th April 2020 Following heavy rains that continue to beat most parts of the country.

According to the Bomet Senior County Disaster Management Officer, Mr. Stanley Mutai, two male adults suspected to have drunk drowned while taking bath at Kipsonoi River. He said, drivers had been dispatched to retrieve the bodies in the late Midday Incident.

Governor Hillary said that, his administration will donate iron sheets and foodstuffs to those families that were affected. This donation will go mostly to the families in Chepulungu, Bomet East and Konoin Constituencies.

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