KHARTOUM, Sudan — At the very least 10 staff are lifeless after a gold mine collapsed in northern Sudan, state media has reported.
Sudan’s SUNA information stated the employees died after the roof of the Jebel Al-Ahmar gold mine, close to the Egyptian border, collapsed Thursday. Many different miners are nonetheless lacking, it reported.
A number of of the our bodies, principally of younger males, have been recovered from the positioning and search efforts are ongoing, SUNA stated. A safety supply cited by the state company stated staff are feared to be trapped beneath the mine’s groundwater. Few additional particulars got.
Collapses are frequent in Sudan’s gold mines, the place security requirements and upkeep are poor.
Sudan is a significant gold producer with varied mines scattered throughout the nation.