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At least 24 people have lost their lives in a landslide in West Pokot County

Category : News | Sub Category : | Posted on: 2019-11-23 11:25:55


At least 24 people have lost their lives in a landslide in West Pokot County

At least 24 People have lost their lives following landslides in Pokot South Sub County. The landslides that resulted from heavy downpour on Saturday night swept away several houses. 

Among those killed are seven members of one family. 

Recovery efforts are underway as several people are feared dead.  Local Chief confirmed that twelve bodies were buried in Nyaykulian and four others in Parua village. 

Lodwar- Kapenguria highway has been cut off. Transport has been paralysed along the Kitale-  Lodwar road. Red Cross has confirmed that its personnel have responded to the emergency.


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