Salvation Rescue operation begins to save trapped Tarkwa miners

The pit was reported to have caved in yesterday while some miners were busily working in it.

  • Published:
play File Photo
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Police in Tarkwa Nsuayem in the Western Region have begun a rescue mission to save some miners who are trapped in a mining pit in the area.

The pit was reported to have caved in yesterday while some miners were busily working in it.

Confirming the situation to Citi News, the Tarkwa Divisional Police Commander, ACP Paul Ayittey, stated that three people have been rescued with one person reported dead,

“So far three people have been rescued out of the debris, one is dead and two have been treated and discharged,” he said.

ACP Ayittey further indicated that the operations are ongoing to ascertain whether there are more bodies trapped in the pit,

“There is no indication that there are more people trapped because the eyewitness account showed that there were only three people but the rescue mission is still ongoing and until it is done, we will not be able to confirm the actual number of people that have been trapped,” he added.

SOURCE : citifmonline.com

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Mike Oquaye Ghana's Speaker of Parliament is a "big fool" - Sekou Nkrumahbullet
2 REGSEC Coordinator Attack Delta Force Leader apologises to Nana Addo...bullet
3 Cars for MDA's Prez Nana Addo halts purchase of new vehicles...bullet
4 AMERI Power Plant NPP reveals more fishy deal on AMERIbullet
5 Pension Pay 40 former MPs drag govt to court over pension paybullet
6 AMERI Power Plant Here is the full report on the $510m...bullet
7 Ghana's Legal System Judicial integrity badly damaged by...bullet
8 AMERI Power Plant NPP Committee report on AMERI power deal...bullet
9 Sad News Thunder kills prophetess at Assin Fosubullet
10 Wrong Robbery Suspected armed robber electrocuted at...bullet

Top Videos

1 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day - Asiedu Nketiabullet
2 Video Metro Mass bus catches fire on Cape Coast-Kasoa highwaybullet
3 Prophecy I predicted Kintampo accident - Prophetbullet
4 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
5 Meet Aisha the female mate who aspires to be a driverbullet
6 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank...bullet
7 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
8 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries...bullet
9 Obinim saga We had sex only once - Obinim victims confessbullet
10 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a...bullet

News