Friday, 22 September

Over 300 illegal miners trapped in a mine shaft

General News
Mine shaft

About 300 illegal miners are reported to be trapped in one of the shafts belonging to AngloGold’s Obuasi Mines at Anwiam in the Obuasi East District of the Ashanti Region.

The illegal miners in search of gold deposits are unable to leave the pit and are calling for help to be rescued.

Some of the miners have lost consciousness underground while those awake say they have reached out for help.

Officials from AngloGold have not commented on the report.