Boat accidents have been on the rise in the country in the recent past and the cause of these accidents is not known at this point.
Picture courtesy. Image from the scene.
This evening, there has been a tragedy in Homa Bay County when a boat several people were in capsized at Pier Beach.
Scenes from beach side show people being loaded onto motorbikes and being rushed to the hospital while in critical condition.
Picture Courtesy. Image from scene.
A video obtained by this writer shows a huge crowd gathered at the scene of the accident wailing and unsure of what to do next.
The boat might have been overloaded when it sank this evening at the Pier Beach as reports indicate that it had over sixteen people in it.
A few months ago, a boat capsized in Kisumu killing two guys who had gone to the lakeside city for a burial of their friend.
Another accident happened in Mombasa a few days ago when a boat full of Tanzanians sank and they had to be rescued by the Kenya Navy.
Here is a video of the incident.
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