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Kitui: Sombre Mood Engulfs Mwingi Central as Girl, 14, Drowns Six Weeks to Her KCPE

Sombre mood engulfed Mwingi Central after 14-year-old girl at Waita Primary School in Mwingi central, Kitui county on evening drowned to death six weeks to her KCPE at the Waita water-rock catchment dam.

Her uncle identified as Caxton Mutambuki told the press that the incident happened at around 5 pm when the KCPE candidate was standing at the edge of the dam.

It is while she was standing that she slipped and drowned to death into the waters.

He revealed that the deceased went to withdrew water with a young friend of her age after returning back home from school before she died.

Mutambuki added local rescuers took long to pull her body out of the dam.

He noted that three divers pulled out the remains of the schoolgirl.

Police toured the scene in accompany of the family members to the deceased and transferred the body to Mwingi level 4 hospital mortuary.

He urged the county government to fasten processes and eradicate further deaths by installing a perimeter wall around the dam.

He disclosed that in the recent past, 6 lives have so far been claimed.

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Caxton Mutambuki Kitui Mutambuki Mwingi Central


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