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Sad News: 12-Year-Old Killed, After House Collapses In Mwingi


By Hopkin Reporter

A Sombre mood has engulfed the village of Musuani in Kyoome Thaana ward , Mwingi West after 12 year old boy lost life following the heavy downpour overnight after the house he was sleeping in collapsed..

Francis Kimaku the last born son to josphat Mwangangi had sat for his KPSEA exams and was under sponsorship following her bright nature.

The father says his last born son was sleeping with the other three kins but they escaped without injuries.

” I heard the siblings screaming from their bedroom saying the house had collapsed. I rushed hurriedly, rescued three but my lastborn son was still trapped in the rubble,” he said.

Josphat said when he got hold of his son, he was bleeding from the nose and ears, his left side of the chest and neck was swollen and he complained of severe stomach ache.

“He called me and told me he was in deep pain, held on me tight and his eyes became white before he threw last kicks in the air”,Josphat lamented.

Josphat has now called on both national and county government to intervene and help him with burial expenses as well as help him build a permanent home as the one that caved in was a mud walled.

His body has since been moved to Migwani hospital mortuary.




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