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Five Tourists Feared Dead After Being Swept By Floods At Hell’s Gate

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Five tourists and a guide are feared dead after being swept by floods at Hell’s Gate National Park.

Naivasha sub-county commissioner Mathioya Mbogo says one body has been recovered as search mission is on-going.

The body recovered is that of a woman of Asian origin, recovered miles away at Suswa town.

“We received reports of flooding in the gorges from a survivor, we managed to rescue him but six others are still missing,” said an officer at the Hells Gate National Park as quoted by the Standard.

The incident occurred at around 4 pm,  following heavy rains at the areas of Mt. Longonot and Kingdom.

In April 2012, seven members of a Nairobi church youth group perished after they were swept away be flash floods.

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Francis Muli

Written by Francis Muli

Senior reporter at Kahawa Tungu, Muli has a passion for human interest stories. He believes in unearthing societal rots that have been hidden from the public eye. He has also carved himself a niche in writing business stories. He has worked for various organisations including Kenya Television Service, Business Today among others. Follow him on Twitter @FmuliKE.
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