Man drowns while swimming
Antony Munene,25, drowned while swimming at the kanaro river. his body was swept downstream because of the heavy currents. The river had swelled up because of the heavy rains that have been experienced.
According to eye witnesses, Antony a casual laborer dived into kanaro river where he went for a swim and his body was carried downstream.
Efforts were made to try to retrieve his body but by sunset, they had not yet found his body.
residents of kangai village in Kirinyaga are now appealing for help to help retrieve the young mans body.
The public is being warned to stay clear of swollen rivers especially in this rainy season. This is to avoid drowning cases.