Tragedy has befell some of the Residents of Likoni in Mombasa after a Ferry that was carrying hundreds of residents was stuck in the Ocean, leaving them with fear, as many had gathered at the beaches while viewing the whole Incidence from a distance. Videos from the scene showed the Big Machine which was moving from from one terminal to the other while carrying people, just floating on the waters that was having some little Waves and shaking.
A video clip capturing the moment's has gone viral creating panic among users.In the video clip, shell-shocked passengers and onlookers are seen wailing and praying as the gigantic vessel sounding danger as it edges towards the deep sea.The ferry seemed to have developed mechanical problems at earlier morning.Efforts by the Kenya Ports Authority tower boat to push it to the Island ramps were unsuccessful as the ferry continued to move more and more to the deep sea.From the video background,the ferry services team are trying to calm the terrified passengers and canceled all other ferry services until the ocean calms.
Hassan Mshambai the truck driver of the trailer which Plugged to Indian Ocean has revealed what transpired at 4am. In a statement to the nation,Hassan said that the truck's front wheels missed the ferry ramp and got stucked. Hassan Mshambai was forced to reach out to the ferry man not to drive in an effort to secure truck from plugging. "I went and consulted the ferry operator not to make an inch of moving the ferry.The operator went ahead and drove the ferry.i moved out of the trailer and left it to plugge
CS James Macharia bans pedestrians on ferries to stop Covid-19 spread; all passengers to be ferried in vehicles to ensure social distancing. Going by the advice given by WHO such as social distancing,CS Macharia has banned all the pedestrians from boarding ferries. He stated that all passengers to be ferried in vehicles to ensure social Distancing.The ministry of transportation had earlier warned psv vehicles to reduce the number of passengers by half encouraging social distancing. Ferry Kenya has been ferr
A ferry with an unknown number of occupants has capsized on Lake Victoria on Saturday evening. The ferry is said to have capsized due to high water levels in the lake resulting from the recent heavy downpour witnessed in the most parts of the country. Dubbed Usenge water bus, the ferry was in the Mageta Island—Usenge beach route in Siaya before it capsized throwing all its occupants into the lake. Rescue operations are ongoing but the high water level in the area is making it difficult for the rescuers as
Today another bus transport tourists in Mombasa plunged in the Indian Ocean. In the bus, there were two occupants who survived narrowly. The bus plunged a few meters away from Ferry. The onlookers were shocked as they watched the bus slowly getting into the ocean. Fortunately enough, two courageous divers swiftly acted as they were sent from heaven. They immediately jumped into the ocean to in a rescue mission for their colleagues. This was the one of the best examples of Kenyans for Kenyans. Were it not for
A water bus ferry with an unknown number of passengers on Saturday capsized in Lake Victoria, while plying the Mageta Island-Usenge beach route. The Water Bus capsizes barely days after neigbouring country Uganda warned that the water levels had surged to their highest level in more than half a century after about months of heavy rainfall, which cause heavy winds and high tides. Sources say the boat could have been hit by strong winds and high tides partly attributed to rising water levels of Lake Victoria.
Raila Odinga's Message Of Gratitude After Lives Were Saved Following Ferry Accident At Lake Victoria
Raila Odinga. Photo \ courtesy Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Saturday evening sent a message of gratitude to all stakeholders who took part in rescuing occupants of a ferry that capsized in Lake Victoria. In a statement shared on social media, the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader cautioned members of the public in the dangers surrounding Lake Victoria citing that the water levels were rising at the lake. He advised citizens around the lake to be cautious when around the lake. Rescue mission
A car that was allegedly used by unknown kidnappers to Ferry abducted Ugandans to unknown destinations was again seen moving in one of the towns in Uganda.Those who are lucky to return in the speak of terrifying stories of torture are advantageous.Below is a comrade kidnapped two days ago and no one knows where he is.Bobi wine said in his Facebook account page. Kyagulanyi is expected to challenge victory anytime from now in Ugandans court. This comes at at a time when the Ugandan government bans public from
Just before the boat capsized Photo courtesy of @citizen digital As heavy rains continue to be experienced throughout the country,another tragedy has been reported in lake Victoria.A ferry of an unknown passengers capacity has capsized in lake Victoria.The boat was popularly known as "Water Bus" The ferry was said to be operating magenta island-Usenge route.The main cause of the ferry capsizing has not yet been established.However,it is being speculated that tides and winds could have caused the tragedy.Of
Several Passenger have been left with minor injuries as MV Ferry break down at Likoni Channel In According to NTV, Reports indicates that at least 13 people have been injured after the stampede that has happened in the rush hour. Photos circulating online showing some of the passengers who were on board walking while limping and others sitting on the floor receiving first aid. It is to be noted that during the rush hour there are many passengers heading home The stampede may have emanated from passengers fearing
Tragedy has befell some of the Residents of Likoni in Mombasa after a ferry that was carrying hundreds of residents was stuck in the ocean, leaving them with fear, as many had gathered at the beaches while viewing the whole incidence from a distance. Videos from the scene showed the Big Machine which was moving from one terminal to the other while carrying people, just floating on the waters that was having some little waves and shaking.
Netizens have reacted very harshly towards the arrest of Juma Mohammed Mwanyota alias Mwachulo who was arrested at Likoni.Mwachulo was found in possession of 678g of heroin estimated to worth sh2 million.
Following chaos that were witnessed on Friday evening 27th March 2020, at the Likoni crossing as commuters rushed to beat the curfew, led netizens to set their complaints out calling for sanity to prevail. Mombasa Governor Hon. Ali Hassan Joho ordered that priority be given to pedestrians, while condemning uproar brutality by the police against members of the public during the curfew. " We are asking both mwananchi and security to remember we are in a health curfew and that we will only succeed if we observ
Lake Victoria A water bus capsized this evening in Lake Victoria, Siaya county. The feet was sailing from Mageta island to Usenge in Bondo. The ferry which had been half submerged in water was seen being carried away by the strong waves. Fears were that there were some casuals and people could have died. Earlier on, the Siaya Governor Cornell Rasanga could not confirm if there had been any casualties. He only confirmed that the water bus had drifted and then sank as it neared docking at Usenge. Post by Keny
Photo Courtesy. Buss Plunges into the Indian Ocean in Mombasa. Residents of Mombasa have woken up to sad news after another Vehicle Ferrying passengers Plunges into the Indian Ocean. The vehicle which is a bus is reported to have missed the Ferry ridge before plunging into the blue waters of the sea. Divers and other members of the public rushed to the incident with all passengers safely rescued. The bus Belonged to the Polmans tourist company which is based in Mombasa. Incidents involving the Indian Ocean
A bus transporting tourist in Mombasa Town plunged into the Indian Ocean in the morning on Sunday ,January, 10, 2021. The floating bus in the oceanbelonged to Pollman's Tours as seen by the witnesses . It is said that the breaks failed as the driver was trying to access the ferry at around 9 a.m. The tourists in the bus had alighted leaving the driver and his conductor on board to access the Ferry at the Likoni crossing channel. The driver and the conductor was rescued by the Kenya Coastal Guard and they had
The car overturned at the Likoni station just hours after a trailer entered the Indian Ocean. One person was seriously injured after being abducted by SGA Security. The driver said he was leaving Ukunda, and as he approached the Lyon station, the brakes appeared to have failed. The incident happened around 3 pm on Wednesday. Early in the morning, the trailer driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into the sea. “At 4:15 am, a truck loaded with Reg. The TZ548, while boarding an MV truck from the side