Wife of blind man dies in galamsey pit in E/R

Wife of blind man dies in galamsey pit in E/R

The wife of a blind man, Afua Martha has died falling in a galamsey pit at the Atiwa District of the Eastern Region.

A 58-year-old woman was found trapped in the pit located close to her farm. Confirming the news, the Atiwa district police commander, DSP John Yeboah says the body of the woman has been retrieved and deposited at the Kibi government hospital morgue.

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Several persons have fallen and died in abandoned galamsey pits in the Atiwa district which is one of the districts badly affected by illegal mining activities.

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