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Death at sea: car involved in Likoni tragedy finally retrieved

The ill-fated vehicle carrying the bodies of Mariam Kagenda and Amanda Mutheu has on Friday been retrieved.

The operation that was on its 13th day had been hindered by several factors including poor visibility at the sea.

On Thursday morning the exercise was postponed to Friday a date which was termed as a sure date of retrieval.

Despite the bad weather the team of rescuers was determined to finish the process on Friday.

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho arrived at the scene to oversee the exercise.

Government spokesman Cyrus Oguna briefed the media on the program once the car is lifted.

He said media personnel will be allowed to take photos of the car and a short prayer conducted at the scene.

The bodies will then be taken by the Kenya Police as per their plans.

As for the family, they will be holding a prayer session from a tent near the cordoned area.

Addressing the media, the family said they will communicate to the police where the bodies will be taken.

They will then proceed to their home in Tudor where prayers will also be held.

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