Kenya: 16 People Feared Dead in West Pokot Landslides

The rains have destroyed a huge section of the Kitale-Lodwar road.
23 November 2019

At least 16 people are feared dead after their houses were swept away Saturday in landslides caused by heavy rain in West Pokot, officials said.

Joel Bulal, a local administrator, told the Nation that at least 12 people were buried alive in Nyarkulian village and four others in Parua village.

Mr Bulal said rescue efforts were underway Saturday morning to find missing people.

The Red Cross said its personnel have responded to the emergency.

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