Two miners drown at Aranka

The bodies of two miners have been found at Aranka, Cuyuni River where they were feared to have drowned on Tuesday afternoon.

Dead are Junior Williams, 19, from South Ruimveldt Gardens, and Leon D’Aguiar, 20, from Mahaica Village, East Coast Demerara. D’Aguiar was found at approximately 7:30am yesterday by search parties while Williams was found at approximately 4:30pm. The bodies were airlifted from the Aranka backdam and taken to the Lyken’s Funeral Home.

The mother of Williams, Vanessa Bancroft was too distraught to speak to Stabroek News. Instead, her sister, Donna recounted how they …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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