The fallen choir members from Catholic Church in kitui county today were signing and dancing in a circle before they could board the bus to head to the wedding. According to the video clip shared from a reliable source, the members were seen putting on green dresses as they were joined by their male counterparts in the song as they danced in a circle.
According to Mwingi East Sub-County Commander Joseph Yakan, the driver of the bus was attempting to drive the vehicle past a flooded bridge when water tides overpowered the vehicle, sweeping it into the river. The ODM leader also appealed to the same authorities to reach out to the affected families and offer a helping hand about burial and hospital expenses for those undergoing treatment without excluding those affected in Bondo, Siaya County.
Previous Mwingi Central Member of Parliament Joe Mutambu was engaged with a horrible street mishap at Kavenge along Thika-Mwingi thruway on Sunday night, December 5. As per media reports, his driver passed on the spot. Mutambu and three different travelers, nonetheless, made due with obscure level of wounds and are getting treatment.
Eighteen (18) people were confirmed dead on Saturday after a bus ferrying choir members plunged into River Enziu in Kitui County. Ten (10) of the passengers were rescued, Mwingi East Sub-County Police Commander Joseph Yakan said. The bus had at least 30 people on board, when the accident occurred at 11am at Ngune Village in Mwingi Central.
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.
A video footage on the last moments of 20 members of the Mwingi Catholic Church choir who died after the bus they were travelling in plunged into Enziu River in Mwingi East area of Kitui County has emerged. In the videos obtained the choir members are seen dancing and singing in a circle on the banks of Enziu River moments before they boarded the bus.
At least 20 passengers have been verified dead after a machine they were travelling in plunged into River Enziu on the morning of Saturday, December 4. Mwingi Eastsub-county police commander Joseph Yakan verified the original residers managed to deliver 10 other passengers from the violet swash. The 51-seater machine belonging to St Joseph Seminary Mwingi was carrying 30 passengers when it submerged into the swamped swash at around 11 am along Nguni-Nuu road.
Mwingi East sub-county police commander Joseph Yakan has confirmed a bus belonging to St Joseph Seminary in Mwingi had a accident today. The bus which was carrying 30 passengers submerged into the flooded river at around 11am. Yakan said the victims who were mainly Mwingi Catholic Church choir members were heading to a wedding in to Nuu area before the tragic incident occurred.
Vocal Ukambani Politician Involved in a Grisly Road Accident After Leaving River Enziu Tragedy Scene
Former Mwingi Central Member of Parliament (MP) Joe Mutambu was involved in a grisly road accident which saw his car roll several times along Mwingi-Thika highway on Sunday night, December 5. According to sources, the vocal politician was travelling back to Nairobi after visiting River Enziu tragedy scene in the company of Kalonzo Musyoka and Governor Charity Ngilu alongside other leaders.
Former Mwingi Central Member of Parliament, Joe Mutambu, was involved in a grisly road accident at Kavenge along Thika-Mwingi highway on Sunday night after leaving the bus tragedy scene in which more than 33 people perished when their bus plunged into Enziu River. According to media reports, his driver died on the spot.
Eighteen 18 choir members found dead and 14 rescued on Saturday after a bus plunged into River Enziu in Kitui County. Fourteen of the victims were saved, Mwingi East Sub-County Police Commander Joseph Yakan told the press. The ill-fated bus had at least 30 choir members on board, before incident took place at around 11am at Ngune Village in Mwingi Central.
23 people killed on Saturday evening found dead after bus plunges into River Enziu in Mwingi. It was reported that the bus was ferrying church choir members to a wedding in Mwingi when the tragic incident hit them. Witnesses say 14 people were saved from the sinking bus.
17 choir members drown, 10 others rescued after a bus plunges into Enziu river in Mwingi, Kitui County, search for bodies on. The 30 were choir members of Mwingi Catholic Church, police confirmed. The tragic incident happened at around 11am, when the 30 choir members were heading to Nuu area from Mwingi Town.
Mwingi East Sub County Police Commander, Joseph Yakan, confirmed the incident adding that ten other people were rescued and are undergoing first aid. "A bus drowned here and we are still recovering bodies that are still inside the bus. The bus is not even visible, it has been submerged.
A bus belonging to St.Joseph seminary Boys submerged at River Enziu in Mwingi with several people on board. The bus was trying to cross the flooded river when it tipped over the bridge. The water tides were too strong, consequently sweeping the bus into the river. Some of the passengers could be seen screaming and raising their hands through the windows as the bus sank.
16 People Die After A Bus Capsizes While Crossing A River In Kitui County, Rescue Operations Ongoing
16 people have been confirmed dead after a school bus capsized while crossing Enziu River in Kitui County. Addressing Kenyans.co.ke, Mwingi East Sub County Police Commander, Joseph Yakan, confirmed the incident adding that ten others were rescued and are going through emergency treatment. "A bus capsized here and we are as yet recuperating bodies that are still inside the bus.
At least 23 people have been confirmed dead after a bus they were traveling in plunged into the Enziu River on Saturday in the eastern Mwingi region of Kitui County. An operation led by the Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) saw other bodies recovered on Saturday evening before the operation was put on hold until Sunday morning.