Two people die after a quarry collapses in Kwale

Quarry within Maweni area in Msambweni Sub County -Kwale County. Two people died after the quarry collapsed./COURTESY

Two people have lost their lives after a quarry they were working in collapsed.

The deceased were working in a quarry within Maweni area in Msambweni Sub County -Kwale County when the tragic incident occurred on Monday morning.

Confirming the incident Msambweni Sub County police commander Nehemiah Bitok said that joint teams of police, County officials and Red Cross were at the scene to retrieve the bodies trapped in the debris.

“The identities of the deceased are unknown, we are working closely with the quarry owner to trace their families,” said Bitok.