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How Two Gold Miners Dead As Kakamega Mine Collapses
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How Two Gold Miners Dead As Kakamega Mine Collapses

Two miners have lost their lives after the walls of an underground gold mine caved in on them in Ikolomani, Kakamega County. The victims, aged 38 and 39, succumbed to suffocation due to the lack of oxygen after being buried alive in the 150-foot-long gold mine. According to reports from Ikolomani miner Evans Museve, one of the deceased, a foreman, entered the mine to inspect a hole's formation following the dewatering and lowering of the water table. When he didn't return promptly, the second man, an operator, entered to check on him. Patrick Misango, a colleague of the two deceased men, emphasized the need for better mining equipment and improved safety measures. “The government should deploy better mining equipment because these men tragically lost their lives because of the lack of...