Four unlawful diggers popularly known as “Galanseyer’s “ have been affirmed dead in Tarkwa after a galamsey pit collapsed while they were all the while looking for gold.
The Police identified them as Apaa, Kwesi, Black Arrow and Don Bortey.
The occurrence is said to have happened on January 5, 2020, at their where they mine in the Tarkwa Nsuem Municipality of the Western Region.As per reports, the four excavators went to rummage for gold in the mining pit when the miserable episode occurred.
Two of the Galamsey operators were caught in the pit for quite a long time, and endeavors to save their lives demonstrated ineffective.
Two different excavators in their tenacious endeavors to recover the groups of the expired additionally got caught to death. Two of the bodies have been distinguished by their families
The proprietor of the pit, Mr. Ottoo who portrayed the miserable occurrence to Samuel Kojo Brace said the police were called to the scene to recover the bodies from the pit.
In the interim, the assortments of the four excavators have been saved at the Tarkwa Government medical clinic mortuary forthcoming examinations.