Breakthrough dam “Patel” in the Subukia area occurred in the evening of May 9, local time. Because of the rains that rained, the volume of water increased greatly, which is what caused the incident. The death toll from the breakthrough in Kenya has increased to 32 people, and is likely to continue to grow, as many remain unaccounted for. At least 40 people were taken to the nearest med.punkty with various injuries.
“To date, we have found 32 bodies, the search and rescue operation continues,” Kibundzha said.
As a result of the incident, a number of densely populated villages were flooded. At least 2.5 thousand people were affected by the breakthrough of the dam, the houses of more than three hundred families were destroyed. The degree of damage at the moment can not be assessed.