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Kenya will investigate dam disaster that killed at least 50

As the search for survivors of a flood caused by a burst dam in Kenya’s Rift Valley continues, the public prosecutor is launching an investigation into the disaster that has left at least 50 dead and hundreds homeless.

Kenya‘s public prosecutor is launching an investigation into what caused a dam to burst killing at least 50 people.

Officials say it did not have the required permission to operate.

But the interior ministry has told Al Jazeera the dam’s operation was entirely legal.

All this, as rescuers search for survivors.

Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports.