Teen miner dies in Konawaruk pit collapse

File photo of mining pit

About 1800h. yesterday, Sunday May 29, 2016, miner Ramal Williams, of 58 Miles, Mabura Road, was working in a mining pit at Konawaruk Backdam, Potaro, when it caved in and he was trapped beneath, according to a police statement.

miningWilliams, 18,  was later taken out and conveyed to the Mahdia Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

Investigations are in progress.




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