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A Region One (Barima-Waini) miner is nursing serious injuries after the mining pit in which he was working caved in and mud completely covered him.
Injured is Terence Anthony of Unity Square, Aruka River, North West District (NWD).
Reports are the 28-year-old gold miner was working on a land dredge in a pit at Iyana Backdam, Barama River, NWD, on Friday when at about midday the pit caved in and covered him.
He was rescued by his colleagues and rushed to the Mabaruma Regional Hospital, where he was admitted a patient. An investigation has since been launched into the incident.