Sad news Pregnant woman dies in galamsey pit

Abena Georgina, also known as Maa Abena died instantly when the mining pit caved in. She was said to have been with her colleagues who were in a different pit.

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A woman who is eight months pregnant has died while searching for gold in a pit at Manso Akam, a mining community in the Amanse Central District of the Ashanti region.
 

Abena Georgina, also known as Maa Abena died instantly when the mining pit caved in. She was said to have been with her colleagues who were in a different pit.

According to an eyewitness, her colleagues raised alarm to the community members after the cave in but she was found dead later after scouring through the rubble with an excavator.

Starr News’ Ashanti regional correspondent, Isaac Bediako Justice reports that, the twenty-five year old was found with her stomach widely open while the fully developed fetus was also lying lifeless. The fetus was left in the pit while the remains of Maa Abena was deposited at the Agoroyesum Morgue.

She was a mother of three.

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