June 14, 2024

Another mining site collapses in Niger, three dead


…number of those trapped unknown yet

By Wole Mosadomi, Minna

Another illegal Mining site has collapsed in Adunu community in Paikoro local government area of the Niger state.

It occurred on Thursday around 10am.

The number of those trapped are yet to be ascertained but three persons have been confirmed dead while one person has been rescued.

Director General, Niger State Emergency Management Agency, (NSEMA),  Abdullahi Baba’rah who confirmed the incident said rescue operation is ongoing.