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15 Family Members Allegedly Perished In River Enziu Mwingi Tragedy

On Saturday, December 4, 2021, 47 people have been confirmed dead after a bus capsized while crossing Enziu River in Kitui County.

A family of Mutua Ngeo Imwamba is reported to have lost 15 family members in the tragedy leaving the family in total disbelief and mourning. Out of 60 passengers, only 13 escaped death.

Reports indicated that members of the bridal party, a woman, her three children and two grandchildren, were also in the bus.

Only 3 people feared death while 10 more were rescued from the incident while several others are still missing.

The victims, who were passengers of St Joseph's Seminary - Mwingi bus were members of Mwingi Catholic Church, were heading for wedding.

Mwingi East Sub County Police Commander, Joseph Yakan, confirmed the incident adding that ten other people were rescued and are undergoing first aid.

"A bus drowned here and we are still recovering bodies that are still inside the bus. The bus is not even visible, it has been submerged.We have recovered some bodies. 10 people were also rescued alive," stated Yakan.

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