Three Ann’s Grove men die after pit caves in
Three Ann’s Grove, East Coast Demerara men were yesterday morning crushed to death when the mining pit they were working in at Aranka, Cuyuni caved in.
Dead are Devon Barry age 22 of Lot 22 Two Friends, Ann’s Grove; Deonarine Singh known as `Chubby’ age 25 of Lot 17 Ann’s Grove and Elson Singh a 47-year-old father of three of Lot 1, Two Friends village. A fourth miner, identified as Robert Adams who was in the pit at the time was saved.
Stabroek News understands that the miners were in the pit around 11 am when it suddenly started to cave in. The four were buried by the mud and sand but quick work by other miners resulted in …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.