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Search for the body of Tom Okwach buried alive more than 100 days ago, still on in Abimbo

A search for the body of Tom Okwach who was buried alive more than 100 days ago is still on in Abimbo, Siaya County. The rescue operations resulted in the rescuing of some lives and the retrieval of one body. In luo customs and traditions, giving the dead a befitting send-off is the least that can be done

  1 month ago ago
Search for the body of Tom Okwach buried alive more than 100 days ago, still on in Abimbo

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BREAKING: Student Missing After a Pit Latrine Sinks in a Kisumu High School

Panic has gripped Nyabondo high school in Kisumu County after pit Latrine reportedly sank with a student reported missing. According to news hitting the airwaves this evening, a mission to find the missing student is currently under way. Rescuers are at the scene with bulldozers already digging in to find if the young man is trapped inside the collapsed Latrine.

  3 months ago ago
BREAKING: Student Missing After a Pit Latrine Sinks in a Kisumu High School

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Tom okwach’ s family clings Unto hope 120 days after Abimbo gold mine tragedy

Tom Okwach’s family still cling onto hope 120 days after Abimbo goldmine tragedy, Siaya County. April 3, 2022 is 120 days and Okwach’s body remain buried underneath. It can be remembered that the Abimbo goldmine collapsed on December 2 last year burying Tom and seven other artisanal miners in broad daylight.

  1 month ago ago
Tom okwach’ s family clings Unto hope 120 days after Abimbo gold mine tragedy

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Abimbo Mine Update: Family To Tom Okwach Forced To Burry Banana Sucker As Finding Him Gets Hard

The family to Tom Okwach has continued experiencing dark moments after efforts to find the remains of Tom Okwach went in vain. The efforts to find his body has been running for almost one month and a half yielding no fruits. This has forced the family to think of another way of substituting his burial with something else so that they can forget about him.

  4 months ago ago
Abimbo Mine Update: Family To Tom Okwach Forced To Burry Banana Sucker As Finding Him Gets Hard

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"We were abandoned" father of Tom Okwach, trapped Abimbo mine's victim says

We were abandoned, father of Tom Okwach, trapped Abimbo mine's victim, said. The 35-year-old Tom Okwach now remains trapped for three months in the collapsed Abimbo goldmine, Siaya County. Okwach according to the local rescuers was together with other 10 artisanal miners who were buried alive on December 2, 2021 in broad daylight.

  2 months ago ago

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Tears and emotions high as search for Tom Okwach, miner still trapped in Abimbo mines, enters 47 day

Tears as search for Tom Okwach, miner who is still trapped in Abimbo gold mine has entered its 47th day. The family of the trapped miner has been camping at the site, with hopes that their son will be found alive. The latest development comes barely one week when Kennedy Odede, shining hope for Communities (Shofco) CEO said the recovery process of Tom Okwach who has been underground for many days is ongoing.

  4 months ago ago
Tears and emotions high as search for Tom Okwach, miner still trapped in Abimbo mines, enters 47 day

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Tom Okwach, 25, Abimbo Mine's Victim Now Trapped For 42 Days Since December 2, 2021

Thursday today is the 42nd day since Okwach, 25, was buried alive at the Abimbo goldmine in Bondo on December 2, 2021. His family members still clings onto hope of finding him alive or dead more than a month after a gold mine collapsed and buried him in Siaya.

  4 months ago ago
Tom Okwach, 25, Abimbo Mine's Victim Now Trapped For 42 Days Since December 2, 2021

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Tom Okwach’s family, Abimbo mine's victim trapped for 68 days live in fear in pitched tent at site

Family of Tom Okwach, Abimbo mine's victim trapped for 68 days now live in fear in a tent pitched at the site, Siaya County. The bereaved family has pitched a tent clinging onto hope that Tom Okwach’s body will be pulled out and released for burial.

  3 months ago ago
Tom Okwach’s family, Abimbo mine's victim trapped for 68 days live in fear in pitched tent at site

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Distressed Abimbo family still cling on hope of burying Tom Okwach, who remained trapped for 67 days

Distressed Abimbo family still cling on hope of burying Tom Okwach, who remained trapped for 67 days. The family says hopes of finding Tom Okwach are still alive two months after the gold mine collapsed and buried him in Siaya. Today Tuesday February 8, 2022 is the 67th day since Okwach, 25, was buried alive at the Abimbo goldmine in Bondo on December 2, 2021

  3 months ago ago
Distressed Abimbo family still cling on hope of burying Tom Okwach, who remained trapped for 67 days

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Tom Okwach’s family still camped at the collapsed Abimbo goldmine 59 days since the tragedy

Tom Okwach’s family still camp at the collapsed Abimbo goldmine 59 days since the tragedy, Siaya County. Monday today January 31, 2022 is the 59th day since Okwach, 25, was buried alive at the Abimbo goldmine in Bondo on December 2, 2021.

  3 months ago ago
Tom Okwach’s family still camped at the collapsed Abimbo goldmine 59 days since the tragedy

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ABIMBO MINE: Hon. Otiende points out that the government failed to retrieve the body of Tom Okwatch

It is two months now since the body of Tom Okwatch is still trapped beneath the ravel. Speaking to the media, doctor Otiende Amolo, Member of Parliament of Rarienda points out that the government failed to retrieve the body of the trapped miner. "Since this tragedy, a lot of effort has been made.

  3 months ago ago
ABIMBO MINE: Hon. Otiende points out that the government failed to retrieve the body of Tom Okwatch

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Family of Tom Okwach, Abimbo mine's victim, in agony as their kin remains trapped for 73 days

Family of Tom Okwach, Abimbo mine's victim, in agony as their kin remains trapped for 73 days. Okwach according to the local artisanal miners was buried alive in the collapsed Abimbo goldmine on December, 2 ,2021 around midday. Okwach was with other eight artisanal miners when walls of the shaft caved in and buried them alive.

  3 months ago ago
Family of Tom Okwach, Abimbo mine's victim, in agony as their kin remains trapped for 73 days

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Family still clings onto hope as body of, Tom Okwach, yet to be retrieved 47 days after the tragedy

Family still clings onto hope as body of Tom Okwach, yet to be retrieved 47 days after the tragedy in Abimbo, Siaya County. Tom Okwach who was among the eight miners that had remained trapped now for 47 days after the shafts caved in on December 2, 2021.

  4 months ago ago
Family still clings onto hope as body of, Tom Okwach, yet to be retrieved 47 days after the tragedy

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Family In Agony As Tom Okwach's Body Remains Still Trapped In Abimbo Gold Mine For 109 Days Now

Excavator Attempting To Retrieve The Body Of Tom Okwach As Locals Look On The name Abimbo mine is definitely not new to most Kenyans. It is where a catastrophic ordeal felt on one Tom Okwach along his 7 colleagues on the 2nd day of December 2021. His body was trapped in the mines after it collapsed.

  2 months ago ago
Family In Agony As Tom Okwach's Body Remains Still Trapped In Abimbo Gold Mine For 109 Days Now

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"We Have Lost Hope" Tom Okwach Family Says After The Miner still stuck in Abimbo mines for 78 Days

The family of Tom Okwach are still camping outside Abimbo goldmines, 78 days after their loved got stuck in the mines. Abimbo goldmines collapsed in December 2nd 2021, all the miners were removed from the mines, except Tom Okwach whose body is still inside. The rescue team said that it is difficult to remove Tom who is already dead, because the mines keeps on collapsing.

  3 months ago ago

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Abimbo Mine tragedy, the story of forgotten Tom Okwach

Four months later the family of Tom Okwach a miner who was burried in the collapse of gold mine in Abimbo, Siaya county continues to camp at the scene of the accident. 6 miners were rescued, one died but Tom Okwach was never found, but the family have not given up.

  2 months ago ago
Abimbo Mine tragedy, the story of forgotten Tom Okwach

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Tom Okwach, Abimbo mine's victim now trapped for 100 days gives up with the search

Tom Okwach, Abimbo mine's victim now trapped for 100 days gives up with the search, Siaya County. Tom Okwach was buried alive in the collapsed goldmine on December 2, last year when the weak walls the shaft caved in and buried him alongside other eight local miners alive.

  2 months ago ago
Tom Okwach, Abimbo mine's victim now trapped for 100 days gives up with the search

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Rescue operations Still On As Recovery Team Tries To Retrieve Body Of Tom Okwach Trapped For 45 Days

The rescue operations at the Abimbo goldmine that caved in on December 2 in Siaya County is still on with the rescuers hoping that they will pull the body of Tom Okwach, Abimbo mine's victim now trapped for 45 days. The rescuers alleged that at the site where they are as at now, the number of houseflies and a foul smell has engulfed the vicinity.

  4 months ago ago
Rescue operations Still On As Recovery Team Tries To Retrieve Body Of Tom Okwach Trapped For 45 Days

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Left Under The Mines, Latest Updates About Tom Okwach's Rescue Mission.

Mama Joice Achola, together with other family members to Tom Okwach,have ditched their tents nexts to Abimbo gold mines. Tom Okwach was amongst the ten men who were trapped under a gold mine which collapsed in Bondo sub-county,Siaya. However nine of the victims were rescued,one having lost his life,Okwach was never found.

  3 months ago ago
Left Under The Mines, Latest Updates About Tom Okwach's Rescue Mission.

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ABIMBO MINE:Tom Okwatch Family now Forced to Bury Banana sucks as per the Luo Tradition.

Family and friends of miner Tom Okwatch trapped inside the collapsed mine are still struggling and mourning.It is now 47 days as Tom okwatch still trapped beneath the ravel. The family has been asking the government and we'll wishers to help them recover their son who has been in the mine since last year 2021.

  4 months ago ago
ABIMBO MINE:Tom Okwatch Family now Forced to Bury Banana sucks as per the Luo Tradition.