BY JOAN WANJIKU,NAIROBI,6TH NOV,2021-Kenyans have once again being treated to a sad news of the passing away of Four students from Kirinyaga University. The students were having good time when all of a sudden strong waves started forming. Tze students were swimming in River Kathita which is in Meru County
Photo Courtesy/ Section of Kirinyaga Students during a clean-up exercise
The river which is deep is unsafe for swimming and Kenyans have always been warned against using it by Meru County Government. Rescue mission is currently ongoing to search for the four bodies which haven’t been found.
@citizentvkenya Four university students drown, two others rescued while swimming in River Kathita, Tharaka Nithi County, police say search and rescue on. https://t.co/bwcTNYrLwo
Photo Courtesy/ Rescue Mission currently ongoing
According to Citizen TV, two of the students were lucky to be rescued according to Police officers drawn from Tharaka Nithi County. Previous cases of students drowning in rivers while on school trips have been reported severally. Schools should take extra precautionary measurements when it comes to tours to avoid putting lives of learners at risk.