Liberia: Fate of 40 Trapped Miners Remains Unknown, Disaster Management Team Yet to Respond

TAPITA, Nimba County – About 40 miners are still deep underground buried under mud and debris while in search for gold in the Kartee gold mines located in Gboanipea, about 10 kilometers away from Tappita, in District Number Six, Nimba County.

Report by Lennart Dodoo, [email protected] and Franklin Doloquee, Contributor

bodies have been recovered while three persons were rescued and taken to the

The Disaster Management Team is yet to
provide any update on the incident or announce a rescue plan since it happened
on Sunday this week. When contacted on Tuesday, the Disaster Management Team
told FrontPageAfrica that they were unaware of the disaster.

FrontPageAfrica gathered that prior to
Sunday’s incident, 12 persons lost their lives in similar manner at the mine.

Our contributor further
said the Kartee Gold Mine was ordered closed

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