Isiolo Gold mine tragedy: photos

Three people died and scores others were injured after an illegal gold mine they were working in collapsed in Isiolo County.

The over 20 feet deep makeshift mine in Kom Location Merti Sub county collapsed with several miners trapped inside.

Below are photos of the tragedy.

Three people have been confirmed dead while scores trapped in tens of feets underground. Rescue team from Kenya and British army currently underway. [Ali Abdi, Standard]

A view of Kom trading centre in Merti sub county in Isiolo. [Ali Abdi, Standard]

Two miners at the site of the mine who include women and youth. The once sleepy village, infamous for insecurity had attracted hundreds of migrants from as far as Ukambani, Western, Nyanza and parts of Coast and Tanzania. [Ali Abdi, Standard]

Three people have been confirmed dead while scores trapped in tens of feets underground. Rescue team from Kenya and British army currently underway. [Ali Abdi, Standard]

Three people have been confirmed dead while scores trapped in tens of feets underground. Rescue team from Kenya and British army currently underway. [Ali Abdi, Standard]

Three people have been confirmed dead while scores trapped in tens of feets underground. Rescue team from Kenya and British army currently underway. [Ali Abdi, Standard]