Monday, 6th November 2021
Twenty choristers are reportedly dead after a bus they were using to attend the holy matrimony of one of their colleague got drawn on Saturday. Details of the accident is still pending. However, the victims according to some online reports were Catholic choristers in Kenya.
According to GhBase report intercepted by CitizenOne, the bus was hired by the church for the choir to the wedding of one of their own in Nairobi. The report has it that, there is a bridge over River Enziu, about 200km to the capital Nairobi. When they got to the river, they realised the bridge had been flooded following a heavy downpour the privious night. The driver decided not to proceed on with the journey but the choristers numbering over 30 persuaded on him to try for the Lord was with them.
To demonstrate their faith, about 20 of the choristers boldly got on board while the rest waited at the river bank. The driver gathered courage and decided to cross the river with faith. As they got to the middle of the river, the strong foods swept the bus into the river. Unfortunately the bus got trapped under the bridge. When rescue team arrived after two hours, all passengers and the driver had perished.
The bodies were moved to a hospital in Nairobi for preservation while police investigation had commenced.
Watch the video in the link below for the moment the bus got drawn.
Content created and supplied by: CitizenOne (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More