Two persons have been declared dead whiles one in a critical condition after a mining pit caved in.
The deceased Kofi China 30 and Gyakut 26 were found dead when their bodies was retrieved from the pit.
Meanwhile, Yenukwaw, aged 23, was rushed to Wassa Akropong hospital and later referred to Wenchi hospital for treatment after he was extricated from the pit.
The incident occurred Wednesday February 25,2021 between the 11:00 and 12:00 Hours after the suspected illegal miners attempted to dig out gold deposits from a mining concession belonging to Tribu Mining Company Limited at Wassa Adiembra in the Amenfi East Municipality of the Western Region.
The bodies of the deceased has since been deposited at Wassa Akropong District mortuary by the police.
Speaking to the media, the Minicipal Nadmo Coordinator of the Wasaa Amenfi East Municipal Assembly, Nana Kumi, narrated how the incident happened.
Source: Ghananest.com/Matthew Dadzie