ANKARA

At least 15 people are dead and 20 are missing following a mudslide in western Kenya, local media reported on Wednesday.

The mudslide occurred on Saturday night after heavy rains and affected areas in the West Pokot and Elgeyo Marakwet counties, according to a report by Capital FM News.

“We have found three more bodies today [Tuesday]. The operation continues until we can account for everyone,” Rift Valley Regional Commissioner George Natembeya told the local media outlet by telephone.

He said the mudslide had caused “extensive” damage in the area.

The report said multiple homes, a shopping center, and

Read more: Kenya: 15 dead, 20 missing after mudslide