Gold Mine collapses, Kills 2 miners in Buhweju
Two gold miners have been killed in Buhweju district Gold mine after a land collapsed on them.
Martial Tumusiime, the greater Bushenyi police spokesperson says because of recent heavy rainfall in the area, part of the land nearby collapsed on the two miners who were extracting gold buried them live.
He says the incident occurred at around 9am in Nyarujoje Village in Rwanyamabare parish in Nyakishana Sub-county. The deceased have been identified as Sebastian Abenaitwe 24years, and Sam Muhirwe 26 years.
The police from Nsiika police station teamed up with locals and recovered the dead bodies and were taken to Nsiika health centre mortuary for postmortem.