Accra - Rescuers on Thursday called off a search for miners who were trapped underground after an illegal goldmine collapsed in western Ghana, declaring 17 dead, a local lawmaker told AFP.
ACCRA (Reuters) - At least 14 people were missing and feared dead after an illegal gold mine in western Ghana in which they were working collapsed, police said on Tuesday.
Fourteen out of 19 illegal small scale miners (galamseyers) have been trapped in the belly of the earth since Sunday, July 2.
Mererani — Mining sector-related accidents are on a worrisome upward trend, according to a new report, which shows that 27 people lost their lives within the first five months of this year.
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Jaipur: Three workers died and three others were injured after a marble stone mine caver in in Makrana area of Nagaur district on Sunday evening.
ER24 paramedics were called out to a mine in Primrose in Germiston on Thursday around 3pm‚ after two men were trapped after descending into the mine.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Police recovered 25 bodies, believed to be those of illegal miners, from a disused Harmony Gold mine shaft, near an area where 76 illegal miners died in 2009 in what was on
DAR ES SALAAM Tanzania (Xinhua) -- At least four miners were feared dead on Monday night and six others were rescued when a gold mine collapsed in Tanzania’s northern region of Mara, rescuers said.
Mara — Three artisanal miners are believed to have died in a gold pit at the Buhemba mining area in Butiama District of Mara Re gion, the police force in Mara Region confirmed on Monday afternoon.
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