More Than 50 Dead After Gold Mines Collapsed in Eastern Congo


Republic of Congo. At least 50 people are reported dead after an illegal gold mine collapsed as ish Mahfoud equal reports from Harari. It's the latest in a Siri's of mining accidents involving small scale subsistence miners. The tragedy happened Friday following heavy rains in the town off coming to GE in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. And I witnessed told French news agency FB that only one person survived. He said the dead tried to escape, but they were swept away by the waters. A pressure informal mining is widespread in mineral reach idiocy and mining accidents are common. For NPR

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