20 Confirmed Dead, 40 Rushed To Hospital As Dam Bursts Its Banks In Nakuru

At least 20 bodies have been recovered and 40 others rushed to various health facilities in after Patel Dam in Solai burst its banks.

Rongai OCPD Japheth Kioko has expressed fear that the death toll might rise even as Interior CS also departs Nairobi headed to Salai to oversee the rescue operation.

So far over 300 homes confirmed to have been affected.

Patel Dam in Solai, Nakuru County which sits on approximately 1 acre broke its banks releasing waters to the nearby shopping center and the expansive Nyakinyua farm bordering the dam.

An unknown number of people reported missing.

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