Sunday, March 23, 2008

Boy dies as floods cause havoc

Kenya Broadcasting Corporation:: "A 13 - year - old pupil died in Chalbi district after the mud house he was sheltering in collapsed following flash floods in the area.
Area OCPD Francis Sang said 1,600 families have been left homeless.
16 classrooms at the Bubisa Primary School and 8 staff houses at Bubisa dispensary were also destroyed in the floods.
Sang said the victim had fled from the school compound and sought refuge at a nearby house that later caved in on him due to strong winds."