TRAGIC: One-Year-Old Girl, Four Others Buried Alive At Illegal Gold Mining Site

A one-year-old girl, four others were buried alive in collapse of an illegal gold mining pit in central Ghana.


According to an Accra-based radio station, the tragedy happened in the Amansie Central district on March 11, 2014, Tuesday.

A group of people were in the pit digging for gold. A baby girl was near her parents in the pit at the time of the accident.

According to the local police, seven other illegal gold miners escaped the scene of collapse.

The five bodies were taken to a mortuary of a nearby hospital.

It would be noted that many people across Africa buried alive in pits every year, as thousands of illegal miners continue to dig for gold and diamonds.




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