Boy, 10, drowns in mining pit near school at Anyinam

A 10-year-old boy has been found dead in a mining pit near a school at Anyinam in the Atiwa East District of the Eastern Region.

The deceased allegedly drowned in a pit after school hours.

His body has been retrieved by the Police and deposited at the Kibi Government Hospital Morgue, Starr FM reported

The investigation is, however, ongoing.

Uncovered mining pits dotted around the community continue to claim the lives of residents in Anyinam and its environs.

The vulnerable situation of the area is being worsened by activities of illegal miners digging holes haphazardly around homes and pathways.

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You might also like