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Teens of commuters feared dead as water bus ferry capsizes in Lake victoria.

A feryy that carried unknown number of passengers on Saturday 2, 2020 capsized in Lake victoria.

The water bus according to sources, could have been hit by strong winds and high tides partly linked to rising water level s of Lake victoria.

Locals taking a look at the scene from Usenge beach. Photo file//

The ferry operates on Mageta Island beach route in Siaya.

According to one of the beach operators based in Usenge beach who spoke to us, at least 20 passengers were on board when the bus capsized.

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The local administration in collaboration with beach management units has kicked off rescue mission.

Lake Victoria has faced rise in water levels over the past four months following heavy rains in the region.

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