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Just In: 17 People Confirmed Dead, 10 Others Rescued After a Bus Plunges into a River in Kitui

It's sad news in Kitui county that is under the leadership of governor Charity Ngilu after 17 people have drowned in Enziu river in Ngune village. On good note, 10 more people have been rescued as the search for three more is ongoing.

According to the police officers report, the accident happened today morning at around 11:00 am, the bus was carrying 30 passengers who were choir members of Mwingi catholic church. The choir members were traveling from Mwingi town to Nuu for a wedding ceremony of one of their male colleague.

Mr. Joseph Yakan, Mwingi East Sub-County police Commander has confirmed the incident saying the driver of the bus tried to drive the bus past a flooded bridge before he water swept away the bus.

In conclusion, the process of rescuing the three more people is ongoing. I take this chance to send my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

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Joseph Yakan Kitui Mwingi Mwingi East Nuu

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