Pomeroon miner dies in Region Eight pit collapse

-two others injured

A miner of Pomeroon River, Region 2 died yesterday afternoon and two others were seriously injured after a section of the Region Eight mining pit they were working in collapsed.

The dead man has been identified as Edward Daniels. Daniels along with nine other men were working a pit when the accident occurred at around 2 pm. The identities of the two men, who were hospitalized at the Mahdia District Hospital are unknown. Seven others were treated for minor injuries and sent away.

Police Commander of ‘F’ Division, Kevin Adonis yesterday confirmed the mining accident but stated that he was awaiting information from investigating ranks…..

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