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Family of six goes blind and one dies


From right: Mr George Omondi and his wife Hellen Achieng’ with their children Abraham Odhiambo 7, Brian Ouma 14, and Evans Odhiambo, and their daughter Lucy Atieno at their home,Photo Courtesy

Residents of Thim Jope village in Uriri sub county ,Migori county were left in shock after a bizarre incident whereby a family of six lost their eyesight under unclear circumstances.

Five, a woman and her four children aged between seven to twenty four years were rush to Migori County referral hospital for emergency treatment. 

Unfortunately 12 year boy lost his life after losing his eyesight began convulsing collapse then died 

According to Mr George Omondi,him,his wife and five children were in good health when they went to bed on Friday night however the six complained of not being able to see on Saturday morning. 

Area assistant chief, Kerry Otieno confirmed the incident

 “The victims woke up having lost their eyesight. The incident is quite baffling and we are yet to establish what could have happened. The twelve year old boy died by midday and his body has been moved to Ombo Mission Hospital mortuary,” said Mr Otieno.

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Evans Odhiambo George Omondi Hellen Achieng Lucy Atieno Migori


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