Published On: Mon, Nov 25th, 2019

Landslide in Kenya’s West Pokot – 60 people dead!

The death toll from landslides in northwestern Kenya triggered by unusually heavy rains rose to at least 60 on Sunday, according to Kenyan authorities.

Downpours began on Friday in West Pokot county which borders Uganda and worsened overnight causing flooding and mudslides that swept away four bridges and left villages inaccessible by road.

Kenya’s president deployed rescue personnel, including from the army, to try and prevent the ‘further loss of lives’

Source: Agencies
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