Sources reveal that the incident happened as they returned home from Groupe Scolaire Gasave. River Nkomane which flows between Gasave and Masagara cells washed away the two teens as they crossed a bridge around 16:30 on Friday 18th November 2022.
The Mayor of Nyamagabe District, Hildebrand Niyomwungeri has told IGIHE that their bodies have been retrieved from the river.
“It is true that two children drowned after heavy rain. Their bodies have been retrieved,” he said.
Similar incident happened in Kamonyi District recently where River Rwobe washed away and killed three men.