Death toll rises to 10 after 2 more bodies found at Homabay pier, authorities say all victims are now accounted for. The boat had 19 people onboard, capsized about 500 metres away from pier beach in Homa Bay town. The boat was heading towards Ndhuru beach from Homabay town Suba locate 12km away.
Homabay residents view bodies of ten people who died in Lake Victoria boat tragedy. The development comes only a day after autopsy were conducted on the bodies of 10 people who succumbed on Tuesday last week in a boat tragedy in Lake Victoria near Pier beach within Homa Bay Town at the county Referral Hospital.
Residents of Ndhuru beach, in Lambwe Ward, Mbita Constituency in Homabay County today took their anger to a local radio station, Radio Ramogi, to present a complain against Kenya Power.
A search and rescue operation is currently ongoing in Pier beach, Homa Bay county this was after boat carrying 16 people capsized in Lake Victoria. The boat which was carrying 16 people overturned around 500 meters away from pier beach in near Homa Bay town. The boat was traveling from Homa Bay headed to Ndhuru beach in Suba South constituency which was about 12km away from Homabay town.