10-year-old boy drowns in mining pit in the Eastern Region
Tragedy has hit the Atiwa East Distirct of the Eastern region, Anyinam specifically as a 10 year old boy has allegedly drowned in a mining pit.
The boy is believed to have drowned some moments after school closed for the day. The community is said to be a danger zone as mining pits are left uncovered, posing as a safety hazard to inhabitants of the locality and its environs.
Unfortunately, illegal miners continue to turn a deaf ear to the plight of the people of Anyinam. They still engage in illegal activities, causing further destruction to the land and compromising the safety of the people.
As at now, the body of the deceased has been deposited at the Kibi Government Hospital Morgue by the Police. Further investigation to determine the series of events leading to his demise are currently ongoing.