Kisumu — Two kids died on Wednesday after they were mauled by a rogue hippopotamus on the shores of Lake Victoria at Siungu Uhwaya sea budge in Bondo sub-county.
Siungu Seaside Administration Unit Secretary Erick Ochieng Nyatumba acknowledged the kids were taking bathtub along the shore after they were ambushed by the hippo.
Ochieng acknowledged that the rogue hippo attacked and mauled the principle cramped one, a male in Grade I, at Siungu sea budge sooner than strolling along the lake shore in direction of Uhwaya place where it again attacked and severely injured a Long-established VIII boy, who’s now convalescing in a native sanatorium.
A third cramped one who used to be bitten within the abdomen by the identical hippopotamus used to be pronounced silly on arrival at Obtained Agulu Neatly being Center, the BMU Secretary acknowledged.
Local fishermen acknowledged hippos were roaming along the beaches within the place no matter calls by apprehension-gripped residents to build up the wild animals contained by the vegetation and fauna company.
He called for authorities intervention throughout the Kenya Vegetation and fauna Products and services to build up the rogue hippos tamed or relocated to total the human-vegetation and fauna conflicts within the place.