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Sigh Of Relief As Sh6m Approved To Retrieve Body Of Tom Okwach, Miner Trapped For 38 days In Abimbo

Sigh of relief as Shs6 million has been approved to retrieve the body of Tom Okwach, a miner who is trapped now for 38 days in Abimbo, Siaya County. The County Government of Siaya has dismissed allegations that they have sidelined themselves from the ongoing rescue efforts, aimed at pulling out the body of Tom Okwach who is still buried below the rubble in Abimbo gold mine after it collapsed on December 2, 2021.

  19 days ago ago
Sigh Of Relief As Sh6m Approved To Retrieve Body Of Tom Okwach, Miner Trapped For 38 days In Abimbo

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Pain and Agony For 22 Days as Tom Okwach Family Nearly Gives Up of Ever Finding Him

22 Days after the famous Abimbo gold mine collapsed, a young man identified as Tom Okwach is yet to located. According to sources Okwach lastly communicated with his close allies two weeks ago, hours before they were rescued. It is believed the young man was alive for several days with his fate not known for now as Rescuers Fail to Locate him.

  1 month ago ago
Pain and Agony For 22 Days as Tom Okwach Family Nearly Gives Up of Ever Finding Him

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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.

  8 days 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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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.

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

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26 Days Under The Rubble: One Of Abimbo Mine’s Victim, Tom Okwach, Remains Trapped

It is 26 days under the rubble as one of Abimbo mine’s victim, Tom Okwach remains trapped. Efforts to recover the body of Mr Okwach from the mines entered day 26. His Family members still hopes to get his body for burial. Tom Okwach last communicated with his close friends 17 days ago, hours before they were pulled out.

  1 month ago ago
26 Days Under The Rubble: One Of Abimbo Mine’s Victim, Tom Okwach, Remains Trapped

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Sad News in Siaya Gold Mines as Father of Trapped Man Say He Wants His Son Dead or Alive

Parents and family of 35-year-old Tom Okwach who has been trapped in gold mines for 13 days in Siaya are having sleepless nights hoping that their kin will be rescued from the 150-foot tunnel. Okwach has not had a meal for over 320 hours, today being the 14th day as the search to retrieve him from the deep collapsed mines continues.

  1 month ago ago
Sad News in Siaya Gold Mines as Father of Trapped Man Say He Wants His Son Dead or Alive

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Family of Man Trapped Inside a Siaya Gold Mine For 25 Days Now Spent Christmas at the Tragedy Site

While millions of Kenyans were celebrating Christmas, relatives of trapped miner Tom Okwach continued camping at the Abimbo mines in Siaya County, hoping against hope to reunite with him. The 35-year-old Mr. Okwach was among 10 miners buried alive after a goldmine collapsed in South Sakwa on December 2.

  1 month ago ago
Family of Man Trapped Inside a Siaya Gold Mine For 25 Days Now Spent Christmas at the Tragedy Site

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35 Days Still Trapped: Abimbo Mine Victim, Tom Okwach, Remains Trapped

It is now 35 days under the caved mines as Abimbo mine’s victim, Tom Okwach remains trapped. Rescue operations to pull out his body of Mr Okwach stalled due to lack of proper rescue machinery. Okwach Family members still hopes to get his body for burial however long it takes.

  21 days ago ago
35 Days Still Trapped: Abimbo Mine Victim, Tom Okwach, Remains Trapped

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"Hatuoni Nikama Ako Hai" Lost Hope As Bondo Miners Fear Remaining Miner Might Be Dead

After almost 12 days underground, bondo miners are now giving up hope of ever finding one of their colleague's alive. According to CitizenTVKe, a young man Tom Okwach has been under the rambles for over 250 hours. Luckily, his colleagues were rescued alive after six days under the collapsed mines.

  1 month ago ago

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"Hakuna Matumaini" Tom Okwach’s Dad Cries Of Neglect As Son Is Trapped for 13 Days

For almost two weeks a young man now identified as Tom Okwach has been trapped at the now famous Bondo mine. According to previous reports Okwach was among the 8 young men trapped at the collapsed mine. However six were rescued from the scene with a number of fatalities also reported.

  1 month ago ago

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Anguish as Mother And Sister of Trapped Miner Speaks 22 Days Since The Abimbo Mine Collapsed

The family of Tom Okwach who is still trapped in collapsed Abimbo mine speaks asking for help from the National government 22nd day since their son was trapped among seven others who luckily six were rescued alive while one passed away. The mother of Okwach, Joyce Ochola Ogunde has expressed her anguish after the second excavator brought by the county government to help in rescue efforts ceases operations, and the committee that was formed to spearhead the operations, together with the locals who gave a helping hand in the develops cold feet in the mission.

  1 month ago ago
Anguish as Mother And Sister of Trapped Miner Speaks 22 Days Since The Abimbo Mine Collapsed

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Trapped and forgotten: Body Of Tom Okwach Yet To Be Retrieved 37 Days After Tragedy

Local rescuers yesterday said that the body of Tom Okwach, a miner who remained trapped 37 days after the tragedy, is yet to be retrieved. On Friday Siaya County government dismissed the allegations of neglecting Tom Okwach’s family. Mr Onyango said that the county government has consistently supported rescue works at the collapsed goldmine.

  20 days ago ago
Trapped and forgotten: Body Of Tom Okwach Yet To Be Retrieved 37 Days After Tragedy

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Confusion Emerges As Man Trapped In Migori Mine Cave Rescued Three Days Later

Photo Courtesy It was a joy and sigh of relief to the family of the minor who was trapped inside the caved mine was rescued. Mr. Noah Ogweno had stayed in the cave for four days trapped. As he was rescued yesterday, confusion took center stage for Kenyans thinking that it was Tom Okwach who has been remained underground trapped for the last 38 days.

  18 days ago ago
Confusion Emerges As Man Trapped In Migori Mine Cave Rescued Three Days Later

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42 days now as Tom Okwatch still trapped beneath the ravel.hopes to find him have diminished.

Hopes of finding Tom Okwatch alive more than a month after the collapse of a gold mine at Siaya have diminished. Thursday will be the 42nd day since Okwach, 25, was buried alive at the Abimbo gold mine in Bondo on December 2 last year. He had other miners.

  15 days ago ago
42 days now as Tom Okwatch still trapped beneath the ravel.hopes to find him have diminished.

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Abimbo Tragedy: Okwach's Family Spends 37 Days And Night Staring At Mine That Swallowed Their Son

Abimbo gold mine has become a source of nightmare for Okwach's family as it enters 37th day but the body is yet to be found. The family has been forced to spend their lives near the mine staring at at as mother wonders what she did to deserve such a harsh punishment.

  19 days ago ago
Abimbo Tragedy: Okwach's Family Spends 37 Days And Night Staring At Mine That Swallowed Their Son

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We Feel Abandoned, Family Of, Tom Okwach, Trapped Siaya Miner Says

We feel abandoned, family of Tom Okwach, trapped Siaya miner said. Mr Okwach, 35, is one of the 10 miners who still remains trapped under the debris after the gold mine caved in South Sakwa on December 2. Eight of them were pulled out alive but only one was found dead.

  29 days ago ago
We Feel Abandoned, Family Of, Tom Okwach, Trapped Siaya Miner Says

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Pain as Search for the Abimbo Trapped Miner becomes Futile for 12 Days

The family of Tom Okwach, who was trapped in the Collapsed Abimbo Gold mine in Siaya County, is suffering even more sadness and anguish after a 12-day search. Martin Shikuku, Okwach's father, indicated that he no longer expects to see his son alive or dead because he has lost hope in the search.

  1 month ago ago
Pain as Search for the Abimbo Trapped Miner becomes Futile for 12 Days

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Pain and Anguish as Family's Kin is Still Trapped in Mine Ruins 22 Days Later

The family of a man identified as Tom Okwach is calling on the government to help the recover their kin who is still trapped in the mine ruins of Abimbo which collapsed 22 days ago. According to sources, the body of Okwach has been sought by rescuers for over two weeks to no avail.

  1 month ago ago
Pain and Anguish as Family's Kin is Still Trapped in Mine Ruins 22 Days Later

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Rescuers of Abimbo Gold Mine Tragedy Laments How The Government Has Let Them Down (Video)

It is now about 10 days since the Abimbo gold mine in Siaya collapsed burying some miners inside. The rescue mission has been successful with all those who were trapped inside being rescued except one person. [Photo Courtesy] The rescuers have tried every effort to save the remaining victims but they are almost running out of ideas.

  1 month ago ago
Rescuers of Abimbo Gold Mine Tragedy Laments How The Government Has Let Them Down (Video)

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Panic in Homabay As Family Member 22 Days Still Trapped Not Yet Found

The family of Tom Okwach is still grieving 22 days after a mining shaft collapsed in Abimbo, Siaya County, trapping him under the rubble. The 22-year-old Okwach’s mother, Joyce Ochola Ogunde, now says that her family has been left in anguish after the excavator brought to help with rescue efforts ceased operations.

  1 month ago ago
Panic in Homabay As Family Member 22 Days Still Trapped Not Yet Found