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Three killed as quarry collapses in Meru

Tuesday December 11 2018

Mutonga quarry in Tharaka-Nithi

A crowd gathers at the Mutonga quarry whose walls collapsed on December 11, 2018 killing three people and injuring others. The quarry is at the border of Tharaka-Nithi and Meru counties. PHOTO | ALEX NJERU | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

By ALEX NJERU
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Three people have died after the Mutonga quarry at the border of Tharaka-Nithi and Meru counties caved in.

Another person was rescued with injuries and rushed to hospital.

Red Cross officials and the police rushed to the scene of the Tuesday morning incident and started rescue efforts.

A resident, Charles Mugendi, told the Nation that an unknown number of people were cutting stones when the walls of the quarry collapsed.

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