Police and mining officials are probing another tragedy in the mining sector.
45-year-old miner, Ricky Hughes died on Tuesday in a mining accident in the Omai area.
According to reports, the man was operating an excavator at the time when it toppled and buried him alive.By the time he was pulled out, he was already dead.
A police team has already traveled to the area to begin their probe and mining officers are also heading to the area to conduct their own probe.
Over the past few years, there have been growing concern about some of the mining practices in many of the interior communities.