10 people feared dead as boat capsizes in Lake Victoria

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Ten people have allegedly died after a boat capsized in Lake Victoria in Siaya County.

Siaya County Police Boss Francis Kooli says that the boat had 20 Uganda traders on board who were on their way to Honge Beach.

Eyewitnesses also say that the boat was also carrying food stuffs when it capsized.

“The incident happened at around 11 pm and ten people have survived,” said Omondi.

The ten who survived were rescued by fishermen from Lake Victoria.

Rescue operations are currently underway.