Multiple Casualties Reported as Dam Bursts in Kenya

StoryfulWeatherPublished: May 10, 2018
Published: May 10, 2018

At least 20 people were killed and hundreds displaced after a dam burst in Nakuru County, Kenya, on May 9, according to officials cited in local reports. The Daily Nation reported that a search and rescue operation was ongoing on Thursday after the walls of Solai’s Patel Dam broke at around 9 pm on Wednesday. Twenty bodies had been recovered and the death toll was expected to rise, the report said. The Kenya Red Cross said 39 people were taken to hospital on Wednesday night. This video is described as showing the aftermath of the incident on Thursday morning. Credit: Famous Nakuru via Storyful

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