Three killed, six injured as mine collapses in Migori


Three killed, six injured as mine collapses in Migori

Three people have been conformed dead and several injured after a mine collapsed at Osiri gold mine in Nyatike, Migori County on Wednesday.

Area Chief David Oula said three bodies had already been retrieved from the mine and six miners with injuries rushed to Macalder hospital for treatment.

Mr.Oula said around 15 people are reported to have been trapped in the collapsed mine therefore the rescue operation would continue until the scene is cleared.

The area chief said the artisanal miners were prospecting gold when the mine collapsed burying them.

He noted that they could not establish what caused the mine to collapse.

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