The December 8 fatal collapse left two dead while 8 escaped death by a whisker. The 10 were trapped over 20 feet down the mine.
One survivor revealed that he had sensed some trembles before the collapse but since he was a new miner, the rest dismissed his claims as lack of experience in mining. Some of the survivors who spent days trapped in the darkness survived by drinking dirty salty water. They were supplied with oxygen using a pipe. They reffered to their survival as a miracle from God.
Tom Okwach's family which had sworn that they will never give up on recovering their son's body is yet to speak to the media following the successful retrieval.
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