Plive.co.ke Logo
Go

Mombasa accident 6 die while taking selfies at a Mombasa wedding

  • Published:

Tragedy strikes at a wedding in Mombasa

A person taking a selfie play A person taking a selfie (IEC TECHNOLOGY)

A wedding ceremony ended in tragedy after 6 people died while taking selfies while 1 was rushed to hospital in critical condition.

About 8 people escaped from the collapsing septic tank in time while 7 others fell into the septic tank along with the concrete slab covering the tank.

play Rescue efforts at the scene of the accident (Courtesy)

 

Eye witnesses confirmed that over 10 guests at the wedding were sitting on a concrete slab covering the septic tank, taking selfies and following proceedings at the wedding when it caved in.

Rescue teams rushed to the site and retrieved 7 victims of the accident and rushed them to hospital where 6 died, leaving 1 fighting for life.

play Photo of the septic tank (Courtesy)

 

The accident happened on Saturday at around 6:30 PM with rescue efforts running well past 10PM.

The bodies of the deceased were taken to Coast General Hospital, Jocham Hospital and Sayyidna Fatma Hospital.

The sole survivor is currently undergoing treatment at Sayyidna Fatma Hospital.

Subscribe to the Pulselive Newsletter!
Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Live Kenya?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +254708994405, Social Media @pulselivekenya: #PulseLiveEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulselive.co.ke.

Top 3

1 Thika Road accident Several injured in accident involving 10 vehicles...bullet
2 Biwott family wealth Biwott’s first wife sued over sharing of Sh100...bullet
3 Jaswant Rai Owner of 'toxic sugar' reveals why sugar was packaged in...bullet

Local