A bus transporting members of a choir gets swept away in a flooding flood in Kenya, killing over 20 people

  • After a bus was swept away by the raging floods of Kenya, more than 20 people are now dead 
  • Yellow school buses were hired by a choir of church members to take them to the wedding. 
  • Although it tried crossing a murky area, the boat was quickly submerged. 

This horrifying video shows how a bus with members of a choir was carried away by a flood in Kenya, leaving more than 20 dead.

A yellow school bus, which was being hired by a church to carry a group of choir members to a Saturday wedding ceremony, came upon a road that had become flooded with rapid-flowing water.

The bus was able to cross the river with help from people on the other bank.

In a matter of seconds, most of the bus was submerged

Within seconds, the majority of the bus had submerged.

Horrifying footage shows the moment a bus carrying members of a choir was swept away in a raging flood in Kenya which left more than 20 people dead

This horrifying video shows how a bus with members of a choir was carried away by a flood in Kenya, leaving more than 20 dead.

The incident took an unexpected turn. About three quarters of the distance across, the entire bus tiptoed onto its side and began to sink.

The bus submerged in a matter seconds. People rushed to help those in need. Passenger and passers-by could both be heard screaming for help.

The bus was rescued by ten passengers, however more than twenty people died in the accident.

Later, rescue divers recovered 23 bodies from water.

The incident took place along the Enziu River, around 125 miles east of the Kenyan capital of Nairobi

It took place on the Enziu River about 125 miles east from Nairobi, the Kenyan capital. 

Both passengers and bystanders could be heard shrieking for help, and people rushed to try and get people out

Bystanders as well passengers could hear people screaming for help.

Ten passengers were rescued from the bus but more than 20 lost their lives

There were 10 passengers who managed to get out of the bus safely, however more than 20 people died in that accident.

This incident occurred along the Enziu River approximately 125 miles east the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.

Charity Ngilu was Kitui County’s governor at the time of the incident. She said that there had been a terrible and terrible accident on Saturday.

“The bodies which have been recovered so far are more than 23. More bodies are in the bus.

William Ruto, Deputy President of Kenya was there to offer condolences and to remind motorists that heavy rains in Kenya could cause serious flooding.