Twelve women died in a landslide while collecting gold in an illegal mine

Twelve women died in a landslide while collecting gold in an illegal mine

Twelve women have been killed in an accident at an illegal gold mine in Indonesia’s North Sumatra province. It is learned that they lost their lives due to the landslide. According to the AFP news agency, the news agency BSS reported that such accidents have become commonplace in unauthorized mines in mineral-rich Indonesia.

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These accidents occur when the remaining precious metals and gold are collected without taking the necessary safety measures at various abandoned sites. Among them, 12 women between the ages of 30 and 55 were killed in a landslide in Mandailing Natal district of North Sumatra on Thursday afternoon.

They were digging soil to collect gold from an abandoned illegal mine. Two other women working in the mine, after surviving the accident, went to the village and reported the matter to the authorities.

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