Disaster hits Anglogold Ashanti's Obuasi mine as 3 miners get trapped underground

Disaster hits Anglogold Ashanti's Obuasi mine as 3 miners get trapped underground

- Three miners believed to be working with AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi mine, have been trapped in an underground site

- This happened after parts of the mine caved in

- A search party has been sent underground to rescue them

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News reaching YEN.com.gh indicates that three miners believed to be working with AngloGold Ashanti’s Obuasi mine, have been trapped in an underground site.

This news comes after a head count after parts of the mine caved. It is reported that three of the one workers might be trapped underground.

In a report filed by JoyNews, sources say a search party has been sent underground to rescue them.

Disaster hits Anglogold Ashanti Obuasi's mine as 3 miners get trapped underground
Disaster hits Anglogold Ashanti Obuasi's mine as 3 miners get trapped underground
Source: UGC

Mining accidents in Ghana are often linked to poorly enforced safety regulations at the mines but AngloGold Ashanti is known as one of the most sophisticated and technologically advanced mining companies.

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The Obuasi mine has fresh gold reserves and is currently undergoing the second phase of redevelopment which is steadily progressing towards completion.

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