At least five people have succumbed to death in Chesogon which borders Elgeyo Marakwet and West Pokot. The Chesogon landslide happened after a heavy downpour.
Talking to citizen TV in an interview through the phone, Elgeyo Marakwet senator, Kipchumba Murkomen confirmed the death of the five individuals.
Rescue missions are underway for the affected individuals.
Among the affected is police a camp camp and some of the officers have not been accounted for. Several households have also been affected.
Rescue missions have been slowed down by the darkness and the heavy downpour.