Another body retrieved from a tunnel at the Gbane mine
The body of another miner has been discovered and retrieved
from a tunnel at the Gbane mine in the Talensi District
of the Upper East Region.
This brings the death toll from the accident to 10.
The miners were trapped underground after water rushed into
the mining pit following a downpour, Monday night.
They died as a result of drowning.
- 3 dead with dozens trapped in ‘galamsey’ pit
- Bar attendant arrested for chopping boss’ manhood off
- How to spot a man who wants more than sex from you
Nine bodies were recovered on Wednesday dawn by rescuers
and released by Police to the families for burial,
while three others were unaccounted for.
One of the three has now been found.
Confirming the news, Upper East Regional Police Public Relations Officer,
ASP David Fianko-Okyere, said it was the body of a 28-year-old
miner found by the rescue team at about 8:30 pm, Thursday.
He said the body has been released to the family for burial.