3 July 2009

Kenya: Captain Feared Dead as His Boat Capsizes

Nairobi — The captain of a small fishing boat is feared dead after his vessel capsized.

Three Swedish tourists and two locals on board survived after swimming for hours before being rescued by a fishing dhow.

Police on Friday said the mv Peace capsized near Kiwayu Island in Lamu District on Thursday and a rescue team was searching for the captain.

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