Days after a dozen of members of Mwingi Catholic Church choir died after the bus they were travelling in plunged into Enziu River in Kitui County, another truck has been swept by raging floods. In a video shared online, a lorry trying to cross a river in GarbaTulla, Isiolo was swept just the same way Kitui bus was swept killing over 31 people.
This is Enziu Bridge, where more than 30 choir members lost their lives few weeks ago after a bus plunged into the then swollen Enziu River. Several members of Mwingi Catholic Church choir lost their lives after the bus they were moving in plunged into Enziu River in Kitui County, few weeks ago.
Members of Mwingi Catholic Church, photo courtesy. Today evening, tragedy struck Mwingi in Kitui County as a bus carrying members of Mwingi Catholic Church plunged into River Enziu. It has been confirmed that more than 20 people lost their lives. According to reports, the choir was headed to Nuu area within Mwingi for their friend's wedding.
Yesterday was a dark Saturday to the people of Kitui county and Kenya in general following the loss of more than 15 people & many others injured in the Enziu river tragedy. Kenyans and several leaders have commented on the matter with a majority of the reactions blaming the driver for being impatient.
Kenya has been sent into mournig after reports that a school bus ferrying 30 Catholic Church Members to a wedding plunged in a river in Kitui this afternoon. A few minutes ago a School bus has been swept away by water as it was attempting to cross overflowing Enziu River at Nuu Ward in Mwingi, Kitui County.
Star The survivors of mwingi bus tragedy have taken time to narrate their ordeal after kissing death while trying to attend the wedding of their friend on Saturday. After waiting up to 1:30 pm on the fateful day, the impatient choir members of mwingi Catholic Church pushed the driver to get going.
Catholic Church in Mwingi to hold a special Mass on 9th Dec in honour of the 32 people who perished on River Enziu in Nguni on Saturday. Scores of Mwingi Catholic Church choir lost their lives after the bus they were moving in plunged into Enziu River in Kitui County, on Saturday.
Right now the country is experiencing high rainfall season with different areas flooding and rivers are full of water. It's so unfortunate that deaths are being recorded every now and then, resulting from water accidents. As we talk a devastating and heartbreaking incident has just happened in Kitui County.
Four children,among them was one girl and three boys died instantly after drowning in a borehole where they were taking a birth.This incident happened in mwitika,kitui county according to Mutongoi TV. This tragedy has elicited mixed reactions among Kenyans.Here is what some of them said;
Several feared drowned after bus with 30 passengers plunges into River Enziu in Kitui; the victims, members of Mwingi Catholic Church. The passengers who were choir members of Mwingi Catholic Church were heading for a wedding in the Nuu area from Mwingi Town on Saturday before they were involved in the accident.
As per now, atleast 22 members of Mwingi Catholic Church choir team going to a wedding in Nuu area including the daughter to the bridegroom have been confirmed dead after their bus plunged into swollen river Nziu. After a video of the capsizing bus went viral on social media platforms, Kenyans have reaised questions on what forced the driver to risk his life in trying to cross such a flooded river.
The passengers were choir members of Mwingi Catholic Church who were heading for a wedding in the Nuu area from Mwingi Town on Saturday before they were involved in the accident. 20 people allegedly dead after bus plunges into River Enziu in Mwingi. Witnesses say 14 people were rescued.
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.
Sombre mood has engulfed a village in Mwingi Kitui county this is after a bus plunged into a river where over 19 people have been confirmed dead and 14 have been rescued from the tragedy. The second in command has been saddened by the incidence and has sent condolences message to the friends and families that have lost their loved one and has also urged motorists to be extra vigilant this rainy season.
19 people have so far been confirmed dead after a St Josephs Seminary Mwingi school bus that was carrying at least 30 passengers plunged into flooded River Enziu in Kitui county today morning. Reports according to eye witnesses indicate that the bus overturned after the driver allegedly failed to control it from the strong floods which had broken the banks of the river following a heavy downpour on the night of Friday 3 December, 2021.
Several people are feared to have died after a bus they had boarded plunged into a river in Kitui County. According to the source, the bus had at least 30 passengers who were heading to a wedding before it plunged into River Enziu. The said 30 victims are members of Mwingi Catholic Church.
Twenty three people were confirmed dead after a bus ferrying choir members plunged into River Enziu in Kitui County. Fourteen of the passangers were rescued.The bus had atleast 30 people on board when the accident occurred at 11 am in Ngune village in Mwingi Central. The victims were choir members of Mwingi Catholic Church and we're traveling to Nunu area from Mwingi town.The police confirmed that they were heading to a wedding of one of their members when the accident happened.
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.
A few moments ago, one of the most disturbing videos was shared online where a bus belonging to a school plunged into River Enziu in Kitui County. Picture courtesy. Image from the scene. Many feared that the bus was ferrying students but reports emerged that the bus was full of choir members who were headed for a wedding.
A sad morning today as a school bus ferrying Catholic faithful plunged into the river in Mwingi in Kitui county killing many Occupants and others more sustaining very serious injuries. According to the Kitui online news, a Mwingi secondary school bus was heading to Nuu from Mwingi town Carrying Catholic members to a Wedding function.