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RIP! Death Toll From Lake Victoria Boat Accident Rise To 3 As Details On Why It Capsized Are Revealed

The lake victoria boat accident has increasingly thrown more families into morning after another body was found today in the morning.The rescue team has intensified their search for 8 missing people believed to have been among the 19 passengers who were traveling from Homa Bay Town Pear Beach to Ndhuru Beach in Mbita sub county during the ill-fated day.

The rescue team is being co-ordinated by officers from Kenya Coast Guard Service (KCGS), Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA), The beach management unit and the county disaster department.

The Homabay Township Chief Joshua Ochogo has also revealed the reason why the boat capsized.He says that the boat was overloaded with passengers and luggage which included timber, bags of cement and boxes.The overloaded boat capsized just after moving a distance of the estimated 400 metres from the shores of the lake.

Ochogo says that the bodies which were retrieved immediately after the accident have already been taken to Homa Bay County Referral Hospital Mortuary.

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Joshua Ochogo KMA Kenya Maritime Authority Lake Victoria Ochogo

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