In Summary
  • The fresh landslide came before victims of last November’s incident were fully settled.
  • It happened following a heavy downpour on Saturday night.
  • In November, landslides in Tapach, Nyarkulian and Tamkal villages claimed 43 lives.

One person was injured and at least five houses destroyed following a fresh landslide in Kongot village, Tapach Ward in West Pokot County.

Tapach MCA Timtim Korinyang said the victim, an elderly woman, was seriously injured in the Sunday incident and was rushed to Kapenguria County Referral Hospital.

He said the woman was covered by soil after the landslide hit her house.

The fresh landslide came before victims of last November’s landslides were fully settled.

It happened following a heavy downpour on Saturday night.

Last November’s landslides in Tapach, Nyarkulian and Tamkal villages claimed 43 lives according to the government.

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