May 5, 2020 / 8:47 AM / a month ago

Mine collapse in Liberia kills unknown number of miners - assistant mines minister

MONROVIA (Reuters) - The collapse of a mine in western Liberia has killed an unknown number of miners, Assistant Minister for Mines Emmanuel Swen told Reuters on Tuesday.

Swen said he did not yet know the number of casualties at the artisanal mine in Liberia’s western mining hub.

Reporting by James Giahyue; Writing by Alessandra Prentice; Editing by Alex Richardson

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