Seven killed in Kenya floods

Nairobi: Seven people were killed on Friday night by the raging floods in Homa Bay, Western Kenya, as heavy rains continue to pound different parts of the country.

HomaBay police commander John Omusanga confirmed the incident on Saturday which he said occurred at 7 pm when the deceased were on their way from a local market to their villages.

He said that the deceased were swept by heavy flash floods as they attempted to cross the bridges in Gongo and Kotieno.

Four people drowned in River Achak when they attempted to cross the bridge.

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