50 Miners Feared Trapped in Niger State Mining Site

Mining site

In a tragic incident, over 50 miners are feared trapped at a mining site in Niger State following torrential rains. The heavy downpour occurred on Sunday in the Galkogo community, Shiroro Local Government Area, leading to this unfortunate event.

The mining site is operated by African Minerals and Logistics Limited, as confirmed by sources. One casualty has been reported so far, and six others have sustained various degrees of injuries.

Rescue efforts are underway, with an excavator already deployed to the site to assist in the operations. The situation remains critical as rescue teams work tirelessly to locate and save the trapped miners.

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