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BREAKING: Death Toll Rises to Five in Homabay Boat Tragedy

Yesterday evening, Kenyans were treated to some rare news when a boat was reported to have capsized in the Pier Beach in Homabay County.

Picture courtesy. Image from the scene.

The boat was on its way from Homabay when the accident happened with sixteen people on board the ill-fated vessel.

Two people were confirmed dead at the time of the accident with six others rescued and rushed to the hospital.

Picture courtesy. Image from the scene.

The government, this morning, intensified its efforts to trace the other missing right people and this has born fruit, albeit tragically.

It's now confirmed that the death toll has risen to five people after three others have been discovered this afternoon in the vast lake.

Picture courtesy. Image from the scene.

Efforts are still underway to ensure that everyone that was on the ill-fated boat is accounted for despite the trauma.

The boat is said to have been carrying building materials when it capsized as it had just left Pier Beach.

Boat accidents where they capsize have been on the rise in the Kenyan waters in the recent past and this is not clearly known why.

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