I think im gonna be sick...

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Three Die Retrieving Phone from Latrine

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Three Kenyans died trying to retrieve a
mobile phone that slipped down an open-pit latrine while its
owner answered a call of nature, a newspaper reported on
Anxious to recover her phone, the owner in the coastal town
of Mombasa offered 1,000 shillings ($13.09) to anyone who would
recover it, the Daily Nation said.
Well over half the Kenyan population of 30 million people
lives on less than $1 a day.
The first to try -- a 30-year-old radio technician --
failed to resurface after disappearing down a ladder into the
His friend went after him but slipped and fell. The third
casualty, trying to rescue the others, was hauled out of the
pit by neighbors after he inhaled the fumes and lost
The man was rushed to hospital but died on the way.
"The fumes inside must be extremely poisonous considering
the short time it was taking to disable the retrievers," acting
Mombasa police chief Peter Njenga was reported as saying.
The Daily Nation said police prevented a fourth man from
climbing into the latrine and the search for the phone was
eventually abandoned.
It says a lot about the bitch, at least 2 ppl had died... and she still allowed others to go down there... just for a poxy mobile.

I am sure not all SA people are that shallow... but it is hard not to make conclusions from that.
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