9 dead bodies retrieved from galamsey pit

Information gathered by MyNewsGh.com indicates that a rescue team has retrieved 9 dead bodies after a pit carved in at night at Gbane in the Talensi Traditional Area on Monday.

Further search according to reports is still been made to retrieve other bodies which have been trapped in the pit that carved in.

Meanwhile, Small Scale Miners in the area have blamed the carving in of the pit on floods caused by the construction of a bridge.

The Upper East regional Minister who visited the site which where the pit carved in indicated that a Committee will be set up and investigations will take place on this accident and others that have happened in the past to bring solutions to them.

The mining pit is said to have carved in on the night of Monday when these small scale miners were mining.

Source: MyNewsGh.com/ 2021