- In Nyandarua’s Olkalau area, a man was killed at a quarry in a tragedy.
- This happened after loose soil mixed with stones fell on one Francis Oloo Odera who was working there on May 17 in the morning.
A body of a man was found floating in the Nairobi River in Chokaa area.
He is believed to have drowned elsewhere and swept downstream to where his body was recovered on May 18 at about 7 pm, police said.
Police said the body was still in fresh condition with no visible injuries at the time it was retrieved from the water.
The deceased, who appeared in his early 30s, was dressed in a skinny black long-sleeved body suit and was barefoot. The body was moved to the mortuary pending identification and autopsy.
Such incidents have been on the rise amid calls to address the trend.
In Nyandarua’s Olkalau area, a man was killed at a quarry in a tragedy.
This happened after loose soil mixed with stones fell on one Francis Oloo Odera who was working there on May 17 in the morning.
Odera was with other workers at the Olkalau quarry when the incident happened. The other workers escaped with no injuries, police said.
Many workers flock to the quarry for a living.
Police were called to the scene and helped to move the body to the mortuary for autopsy.
And two people drowned separately. The first incident happened in Wajir West where one Abdihakim Mohamed Abdi, 23, drowned in a dam where he was fetching water.
Police said he was fetching water from Murgo Harun dam when he accidentally slid and fell in there and drowned.
In Narok, one Saningo Naisho aged 24 years drowned while crossing river Lekutit from Ntulele trading centre to Kojonga area, police said.
The scenes were visited and the bodies were moved to the mortuary for autopsy.