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Sad As Boat Carrying 16 Passengers Capsizes, Rescue Underway

A piece of Sad news has today Tuesday, September 21, reached the people of Homabay.

This is after a boat carrying 16 people overturned in Lake Victoria, Homa Bay County.

File photo of a capsized boat (Pictured above)

So far, six people from the doomed boat have been rescued and are being treated at a nearby hospital.

Rescue efforts for the boat's final ten passengers were ongoing at the time of publication of this article.

The cause of the boat accident has also not yet been established.

This comes just a few months after a second boat capsized in March at Arongo beach in Kisumu County's Seme Sub County.

Assistant Chief Shadrach Ochola of the South West Seme area verified the incident, stating that the boat capsized with eight people on board.

However, in today's case it said that the boat had around 16 passengers at the time it left the shore and 10 people are yet to be rescued.

More to follow.

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