Three charcoal transporters drown in Enziu river as two escape narrowly in Kitui

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By Linah Musangi

15th March 2018

Three people have today morning lost their lives after they drowned in Enziu river which is in Mwingi central constituency of kitui county.

The three were on their way to Nairobi carrying charcoal from Yatwa area of Nuu division.

Eye witness ,Kithome Musya said as the lorry was crossing the river , it got stuck and when they were making efforts to push the lorry, the river flooded.

There was no way we could help out since we were also fearing for our lives” Kithome added

No one from the administration was available in the early morning saga since it was raining heavily.

The heavy rains started yester night up to now. Transport has been affected in many areas since many roads are impassable and rivers flooded.

Enziu river lies in Mwingi East and the police boss said rescue process is ongoing.

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