20 boats trapped by hyacinth
31 August 2012, 16:12
Twenty boats each with an average of four fishermen are trapped in
Lake Victoria for the last for 24hrs, Kenya Red cross has reported.
The boats are trapped by water hyacinth along Rambira Beach in Karabondi sub-location in Rachuonyo North District.
Kenya Red Cross is spearheading the rescue operation jointly with Kenya
Maritines Authority and County Commissioner are spearheading rescue
operation and a hopper is expected to bolster the rescue.
Ministry of Health are also working on supplying rehydration solution for the fishermen.
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