Two people drowned at pirates Beach in Mombasa after the boat they were in capsized.
The two are among twelve family members who has travelled from Nairobi to Mombasa to enjoy during the Christmas period.
According to Mombasa County Police Commander Stephen Matu One of the dead people is a woman whose body was recovered moments after the drowning incident, while the body of a man was recovered around Kingston area during the search.
The others were successfully rescued as life savers and well-wishers answered to their distress calls. They were rushed to a private hospital in Mombasa for treatment. Reports indicated that some of the revellers on the ill-fated boat were infants aged between three and five months.
The family had hired a boat for a short trip to enjoy themselves the Christmas period.
People visiting the coast have been advised to be cautious and to avoid activities that might endanger their lives.