Linden man killed after mining pit caves in

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A miner of Linden, Region 10 was killed on April 01, 2018 after a mining pit in which he was working caved in at Chinese Creek Backdam, Mazaruni River.

According to the police, Kevin Adams, 25, was working in the pit at around 14:00hrs on Sunday when a wall caved in. Adams was pinned and submerged.

He was subsequently rushed to Bartica Hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival, police said.  The body is presently at a city mortuary awaiting a post-mortem.

An investigation has been launched.

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