Miners shot during invasion by armed men


[www.inewsguyana.com] – Miners – 57 – year – old Randradin of Port Kaituma, NWD and 37 – year – old Aaron Ramkarran of Johanna Cecelia, Essequibo Coast are nursing gunshot wounds after bandits invaded their mining camp.

According to the police, the incident occurred at approximately 23:30 hrs on Thursday, February 19 when two men armed with a handgun and a cutlass entered a mining camp at Cassawini Backdam, Barima River, NWD and demanded gold.

During the incident Randradin was shot and injured to his left hand and Ramkarran to his right foot. They have been admitted to the Pakera Village Hospital for medical treatment as the investigations continue.