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Kenya: Three students died in Siaya gold mine

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At least three gold miners died after a mine caved in on Thursday, October 10.

However, the accident occurred in Nango, Bonde, Siaya County in Kenya after a heavy downpour on Thursday morning.

Moreover, Bondo Sub County Police Commander, Anthony Wafula confirmed the incident.

According to Wafula, victims including an Egerton University, Nakuru campus student – David Ochieng Duro, a Kenya certificate of secondary education at Uyawi Secondary school – Nicholas Arwa and a secondary school student – Kevin O Ochieng’ Juma.

Furthermore, investigations have commenced into the accident

“ Mines in the area will be closed until all the safety measures are adhered to” Said Wafula.

Recently, the government sent a directive stopping all mining activities at the Nango site due to safety.

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