The Star (Nairobi)

30 August 2014

Kenya: Passengers Feared Dead After Boat Overturns in River Nzoia

A passenger boat with 20 passengers on board capsized at Narera crossing point in River Nzoia at around 1pm on Saturday leaving scores of people dead.

Locals say the boat had left Port Victoria in Busia County and was heading to Mau Mau beach when it overturned in Budalang'i.

By Saturday afternoon a body of a child belonging to a woman who was rescued had been recovered from the river while rescue efforts continue.

Two of her children are still missing.

More to follow

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