A mining pit accident at 35 miles in the Mahdia area has left one gold miner dead and another one nursing serious injuries.
The dead miner has been identified as Andel Payne from the Grove area, The incident occurred yesterday morning as the man and several other miners were working in a mining pit.
Details are sketchy this morning but reports state that a section of the mining pit caved and Payne was sucked underground.
The other miners managed to pull him out but that was too late
Another miner who was working close to Payne, was pulled to safety and taken to hospital. Police and GGMC officials are in the area are probing the latest mining tragedy.