A yet to be to identified man jumped into the Indian Ocean from MV Harambee ferry in the wee hours of Sunday morning.
According to Kenya Ferry Services, the man had boarded the ferry from the mainland to the island side and left his seat thereafter and dashed to the rear prow and dived into the water.
It is not clear what caused the man to plunge into the water.
KFS said rescue efforts did not bear any fruits bolstering fears the man could have drowned.
“At around 0130hrs an unidentified male passenger went overboard MV. Harambee from mainland to the island side .our rescue efforts bore no fruit. The search of the body is still on,” wrote KFS on Twitter.
“The man was dressed in a white top and a black trouser,he left his seat dashed to the aft prow and dived into the water. We earnestly send our sympathies to the affected family.”
Search for the body is underway.
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