Eight Police Officers Swept Away By Flash Floods in Baringo

Eight police officers are feared dead after being swept away by flash floods in Chemoe, Baringo County, on Thursday night.

The officers are said to have been pushing their patrol vehicle at around 7.30 pm which was stuck in the bed of the Kagir river when the floods swept them away.

One body has since been recovered and the search for the remaining several are still in progress according to Baringo County police commander Robinson Ndiwa.

This is the second case in two weeks that has seen police officers being killed by floods. Two officers were killed in flash floods that swept Chesegon Police station located on Marakwet-Pokot border.

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