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Form One Student Dies After School’s Pit Latrine Sinks


Form one student from Nyabondo high school in Kisumu County is reportedly dead after the school’s pit latrine sank with students inside.

Two other students were reportedly rescued in the Monday evening incident.

Vincent Kodero an eye witness says that the students had visited the pit latrine during their evening break when it sank in with them.

“The rescue missions saw two students removed from the debris while one who fell deep inside the ditch lost his life,” say Engineer Vincent.


The other two students were rushed to Nyabondo Mission Hospital for treatment.

This is after the county government sent rescue team to aid in the process where one lost his life.

Kisumu county governor Anyang’ Nyong’o has sent his messages of condolences to the family, teachers and colleagues of the Nyabondo high school student who lost his life.

“We dispatched rescue teams to the site who tried their best to rescue the boy but unfortunately we lost him,” said Nyong’o.

He also wished quick recovery to those injured in the tragedy.

The governor further is calling for a speedy probe into the tragedy.

By Jacob Oluoch