At Least 50 Gold Miners Die in East Congo, Adding to String of Deadly Accidents

At least 50 miners died soon after flooding at an unregulated gold mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a area formal said, introducing to the lethal tally of new accidents at illegal and modest-scale mines all around the creating globe.

The mainly young victims had been working at a substantial, unregulated mine in the east of the region Friday when drinking water from a close by river flooded 3 tunnels subsequent torrential rains, according to the provincial governor, Theo Kasi. Provincial officers said they believed at least 50 personnel had been…