Bodies of 3 men swept away by floods in Kibra retrieved

The bodies of 3 men who were swept away by floods in Kibra, Nairobi have been retrieved.

Two of them were retrieved at Mutuini river and the third was retrieved later at undugu area.

They were part of 4 men trying to cross the river on motorcycles.

Their journey from Lang’ata to Kibra was cut short when the river broke its banks and swept them away.

One of the motorcycles was also retrieved earlier today.

Kibra Deputy county commissioner Gideon Ombongi says efforts are underway to retrieve the remaining body.  

The commissioner said a joint team has been mobilized to initiate a thorough search saying the bodies might have been swept to Nairobi dam.

A big number of Kibra residents have constructed their houses and live inches to the said river.

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