Mining pit collapse in Jos, 6 comfirmed dead. - Focus News


Wednesday, 18 December 2019

Mining pit collapse in Jos, 6 comfirmed dead.

Six persons have been reported dead as mining pit collapsed on Tuesday at Zawan Community in Jos South Local Government Area of Plateau.
Mr Gwottson Fom, Member representing Jos South Constituency in the State House of Assembly confirmed the incident.
Fom said that the ages of the victims ranged from 20 to 27, describing the incident as “sad and unfortunate.’’
A correspondent, who visited the area reports that many others sustained injury in the incident.
The lawmaker noted that the victims died engaging in illegal activity.
“We know that these young persons died carrying out an illegal activity but it is obvious unemployment led them into doing it.

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