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Collapsed galamsey pit kills Papa Kumasi and 2 others at Manso Assamang

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Mynewsgh.com reports that three (3) persons have killed after an illegal mining pit collapsed on them at Manso Assamang, a farming community at Manso Nkwanta in the Amansie West District of the Ashanti Region.

The deceased persons were identified as Kwadwo Asiamah 39-year-old , native of Manso Assamang, Kwabena popularly known as Papa Kumasi also 25-year-old native of Manso Assamang and Ayomah Agbon 22 years.

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Amansie West National Disaster Management Organization (NADMO) Director in charge of Operations, Joseph Appiah Kubi who confirmed the sad incident to Pure Fm’s Osei Kwadwo said 2 other persons sustained serious injuries after the pit collapsed.

Collapsed galamsey pit KILLS Papa Kumasi and 2 others at Manso Assamang
Collapsed galamsey pit KILLS Papa Kumasi and 2 others at Manso Assamang

According to Joseph Appiah Kubi, it took the intervention of NADMO officials and residents from Manso Assamang community to retrieve the bodies from the collapsed pit.

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He disclosed that bodies of the deceased have been deposited at Agroyesum government Hospital Morgue while the injured persons receiving treatment at the St. Martin’s Catholic Hospital at Agroyesum.

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