5 Drown In Galamsey Pit
Five galamsey miners have been trapped and killed in a pit in Nangurumah in the Mamprugu Moaduri District of the North East Region.
The incident happened after the five illegal miners went to mine at a Chinese abandoned pit in the area.
North East Regional National Disaster Management Organisation (NADMO) Director, Alhassan John Kweku, confirmed the incident and said investigation is still ongoing.
He said after the unfortunate incident, t
his office is working to fill up all those abandoned pit to prevent future incidents adding that even that is becoming difficult because of the opening of tje Bagre Dam.
NADMO has also called on the residents in the area to stay away from the pit.