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October 20, 2017

‘Satan’ slithers at burial, mourners flee, breaking chairs

A snake sent mourners scampering for safety at a burial service in Teso.
A snake sent mourners scampering for safety at a burial service in Teso.
A day after a snake sent VIPs scampering for safety at President Uhuru Kenyatta's function in Kisumu, another one disrupted the funeral of a suicide victim for 10 minutes in Ang'aro village, Teso North.
It was spotted in between mourners during the sermon and they scampered for safety, breaking some chairs.
Some brave people chased after the serpent and one killed it using a stick.
The funeral service of Esau Jomba, 23, then resumed.
Sergeant Major Adakake of the Salvation Army Corps said the snake's presence at the burial was the work of Satan.
Like the Teso incident, the green snake in Kisumu was spotted by the presidential security team, coiled on a pole on the dais at Kisumu State Lodge minutes before  the President arrived for  the National Drama Festival on Tuesday.
The presidential security used a stick to kill it.
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