Oman extends condolences over devastating floods in Kenya

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Muscat: The Sultanate of Oman has offered its condolences to Republic of Kenya for the victims of the floods that swept the country. In a statement by the Foreign Ministry, the sultanate of Oman expressed its condolences to the Republic of Kenya on victims of the floods which claimed tens of lives. Oman also wished the injured a speedy recovery.

At least 91 people are missing after heavy flooding across Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, the government said on Tuesday, after weeks of heavy rain and flash floods ravaged parts of the country .

Some 76 people are missing after flooding near the hard hit town of Mai Mahiu , northwest of Nairobi . Disaster was caused by water blowing through a clogged tunnel under a railway bridge . So far , 71 people have been confirmed dead as a result of the incident .

A further 10 people are missing in Kenya’s eastern region , four in Nairobi County and one in the coastal region , which borders the Indian Ocean , said Isaac Mwaura , a government spokesperson .

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