Lamu, Kenya: Twelve family members of Lamu ODM politician Shekuwe Kahale are feared dead after their boat capsized in the Indian Ocean.
Lamu County commissioner Joseph Kanyiri confirmed that a body had been retrieved as search and rescue operation continues.
Kenya Navy divers and Marine police officers have been dispatched for the operation.
In the past few days fishermen have reported high tides.
Two months ago eight people died when a boat ferrying sand and cement capsized off the coast of Lamu.