Man dies after jumping off Kilifi bridge

Kilifi bridge./COURTESY

Kilifi, KENYA: A man succumbed to injuries after jumping off Kilifi bridge on Thursday morning.

Confirming the incident to Baraka FM, Kilifi OCPD Njoroge Ngigi said the man jumped off the bridge at around 9am.

“Immediately he was retrieved from the ocean, he was rushed to Kilifi District Hospital where he died while being attended to,” said Njoroge.

The Kilifi OCPD said police are yet to identify the man.

“An inquest file has been opened to try and find out the cause and reason why he jumped,” added Njoroge.

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In a similar incident on the same day, a middle aged man was rescued and rushed to Coast General hospital after he jumped off Nyali bridge in Mombasa.