Monday, 21 May 2012

Kilembe Mines Work's Body found

By: Kasese Online news team The body of a Kilembe Mines worker the late Simon Kachayi Munduwayi who drowned in the underground water on April 8th has been removed from the caves on Sunday 20/05/2012 afternoon. The Chairman of the Uganda Red Cross Kasese Branch Joseph Nzukwa told Kasese Guide Radio that the body was removed and a postmortem test held at Kilembe Mines hospital. On Sunday,evening the body was handed over to the family members for burial to be conducted Today Monday 21/05/2012 at his home area in Bunyandiku. Nzukwa said that from a nearby view, the body was still fresh after spending about one and a half months in the underground tunnels. According to the officials of Kilembe Mines, the process of retrieving the body from the undergrounds delayed due to frequent mechanical breakdowns in the pumping machinery. Reports indicate that Kilembe Mines Limited will meet the funeral costs and the daily welfare accorded to the family of the deceased since the time of the accident. Efforts to get a comment from the General Manager Kilembe Mines Limited Fred Kyakonye were futile because he was out of the district on official duties.