Two brothers drowned while swimming in a dam at Kwa DC village in Kilungu Sub County in Makueni on Tuesday evening.
Police reports indicate the two George Mumo, aged 15 years, and Robert Wambua, aged 12, drowned at around 4pm at Kwa Kyalo dam where they were swimming.
Confirming the incident County Police Commander Joseph Ole Naipeyan said efforts by police and villagers to rescue the two were unsuccessful.
“The mother identified as Regina Kakui reported that her sons had drowned while swimming in the dam and by the time police arrived nothing could be done to save them,” said Naipeyan.
He said the bodies were retrieved and taken to Kilungu sub county hospital mortuary to await post mortem examination.
By Roselyne Kavoo