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5 family members killed after their car is swept away by flash floods

Members of the public mill around the vehicle in which five family members died after being swept away by flash floods. PHOTO | COURTESY

By Mkarimu Media

Two adults and three children all from the same family died on Monday after their vehicle was swept away by flash floods at Ngatatoek area in Kajiado county.

The five were travelling from Namanga to Bisil in Kajiado when the incident happened.

It is alleged that they were returning home from a wedding in Tanzania but made a stopover in Namanga where they spent the night at their relatives home.

Confirming the incident, area police commander Daudi Loronyokwe asked motorists and the residents to be extra careful during this rainy season.

The bodies of the deceased were moved to the Kajiado County Referral Hospital.

On Friday, a landslide in West Pokot County killed more than 40 people with hundreds displaced in the villagers of Nyarkulian, Parua, Sepit, and Muino.

Source: Mkarimu Media and Agencies

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