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River Enziu Tragedy: "We Were Kept in The Dark ", Kitui Couple Speak After Two Days of Grieving

The elderly couple of over 70 years which was set to renew their wedding vows before the Enziu river tragedy struck has broken silence and revealed how they were kept uninformed after the accident.

According to Daily Nation and the People Daily Newspapers, the presiding Bishop who had received news about the accident hurriedly officiated the event without informing the couple. Mr David Mutua and his wife Veronicah Syombua had their vows renewed in a haste and the duo could sense that something had gone astray .

The situation deepened when a reception which was scheduled to take place after the church wedding was called off. Visitors ,friends and relatives were to head to a home reception after the service according to the wedding plans .

They instead changed routes and rushed to join rescuers in saving their kins who had been swallowed by the swollen Enzui river .

The accident claimed over 30 lives with 15 of them being members of the same family who were headed to the wedding celebrations. Members of the St Cecilia Catholic Church which were in the company of Bro Keneth Wanzila also succumbed to the accident .

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Kitui People Daily Newspapers River Enziu St Cecilia Catholic Church Veronicah Syombua


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