Miner killed in accident at Omai


A man has been killed following a mining accident in Omai Gold Mine in Region Seven (Cuyuni/ Mazaruni on Tuesday, the Ministry of Natural Resources has said late Tuesday evening.
The ministry confirmed that there was at least one fatality on Tuesday as a result of a mining accident in the Omai area.
While all the facts are still to be determined, reports are that an excavator was trying to lower an engine into a mining pit when it toppled and the operator became submerged resulting in the fatality.
INews will bring further details in a subsequent report.


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