KISORO – Residents of Rubona village in Buhumbu Parish, Busanza Sub-County, Kisoro District are searching for a six-year-old girl who was washed away by running water.
The victim, been identified as Praise Iradukunda, a daughter to Enos Nkurunziza, a Primary One pupil at Rubona Primary School vanished on Wednesday evening during a heavy downpour.
According to Mr. Nkurunziza, the incident occurred his daughter was heading home from school.
He says efforts to recover the girl in any state have not yielded any positive results this far.
Clever Maniragaba, the LC1 chairperson for Rubona village said locals spent the whole of Thursday, September 26, searching for the girl but only managed to recover her clothes and the sandals she was wearing. Maniragaba added that hopes of finding her alive have faded.
Mr. Maniragaba said the same rain destroyed four houses in the area.