Lake Victoria accident

Boat Accident Leaves 10 Dead, Others Missing in Lake Victoria

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A Tuesday night boat accident has killed 10 people with 10 others missing.

The Kenyan boat is feared to have capsized at Siaya County’s Usenge beach in Lake Victoria.

Police boss Francis Kooli confirmed the incident saying that the boat ferrying goods from Uganda had about 20 including the crew on board.

“The rescue operations are currently battling with poor weather and strong winds. We have enhanced operations and restricted movement on the lake,” Kooli said.

So far 10 bodies have been retrieved from the lake while the remaining 10 are still missing.

While the accident was reported on the morning of Wednesday, it is believed the incident happened on Tuesday night at around 8 pm.

 

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