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Photos Of The Three Abimbo Trapped Miners Who Were Rescued Alive On Wednesday night

Three artisanal miners were on Wednesday morning retrieved from Abimbo gold mine accident in Bondo, Siaya county .

Bondo Sub county police commander Roseline Chebosho who confirmed the discovery said the three were saved from the rubble at 2 am.

The three; Philip Ogutu, Victor Otieno and Jack Abonyo were rushed to Bondo Sub county hospital for medical attention.

The discovery total to seven, the total number of trapped miners recovered alive from the shaft that caved in on Thursday last week.

One more miner is still trapped and rescue operations to pull him out is still underway.

According to Bondo Sub-County OCPD, 10 artisanal miners were at the site when the shaft caved in on December 2.

Two miners were however rushed to the hospital few hours after the accident.

The families and friends of the victims have been spending their nights on the cold at the site as from Thursday, with high hopes of getting them alive.

A survivor identified as Bernard Ochieng’ who was pulle out on Sunday says he had told his friends that the goldmine would caved in but they referred to him as a little boy.

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Abimbo Bondo Philip Ogutu Roseline Chebosho Victor Otieno


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