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Siaya Tragedy: Three More Miners Pulled Out Alive After 6 Days

Three more miners have been rescued from the Abimbo gold mine accident in Bondo, Siaya County, six days after they were trappe.

The search continues for the remaining miner on the seventh day of rescue efforts today.The three miners were rescued at 2am and rushed to Bondo Sub-County Hospital for medical attention, Bondo Deputy County Commissioner Richard Karani confirmed on Wednesday morning.

This brings to eight, the number of miners rescued alive. One miner was retrieved dead on Saturday.This brings to 8, the range of miners rescued alive. One miner turned into retrieved useless on Saturday.

It's been difficult to skip the miners food and water, raising fears that they may be starved and dehydrated. Rescuers had been communicating with the trapped men through pipes that went down the shafts.

“We have been trying to use the hole to drop bottled water with glucose to keep them going," said Mr Nobert Aketch, the legit spokesman of the artisanal miners.Households had been receiving updates on their loved ones every hours since the incident occurred on Thursday.

At the sixth day of rescue efforts on Tuesday, frustration had set in, with families of the four miners who had been trapped on the gold shaft for six days faulting the snail pace of rescue efforts.

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