Just in: 50 miners feared trapped at Niger mining site


No fewer than 50 miners are reportedly feared trapped at a mining site in Niger state.

The incident occurred after a torrential rainfall on Sunday in Galkogo community of Shiroro Local Government Area of the state.

Our correspondent reliably gathered that the site belongs to African Minerals and Logistics Limited.

An impeccable source told Newsmen that one person has already been confirmed dead. The source added that six others are also confirmed to have sustained various degrees of injuries.

Meanwhile, an excavator has already been sent to the area for rescue operations.

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