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Three Trapped Siaya Miners Escape Death After 7 Days Underground

Gold mining in Siaya has been a source of livelihood to the residents of the county.

Five miners were trapped in the mining site in Abimbo, Bondo in Siaya sub county on 1st December 2021. This was their seventh day underground while they are covered with soil.

The process of retrieving them is ongoing to save their life.

One of them was saved but found dead.

Families of the other victims have been camping the mining site with hope of getting their loved ones.

Three out of the five miners who were still trapped in the collapsed gold mine have been pulled out alive and rushed to Bondo sub county hospital.

This was confirmed by Bondo Sub County Deputy County Commissioner Richard Karani, giving a sigh of relief to families.

Nobert days it has been difficult to pass food and water to them and even communicating to them.

“We have been trying to use the hole to drop bottled water with glucose to keep them going,” said Mr Nobert Aketch.

To ensure the families are at ease, they have been receiving updates on their loved ones every two hours since the incident happened on Thursday

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Abimbo Bondo Bondo Sub County Nobert Aketch Richard Karani

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