Indonesian rescuers scrambled yesterday to find dozens buried in the collapse of an illegal gold mine that killed at least three people, the disaster agency said.
The body of the last victim of a gold mine collapse in Lộng Village, Thanh Nông Commune, Lạc Thuỷ District in the Northern province of Hoà Bình was found Wednesday at 11:30pm, 11 days after the collapse.
Police in the northern province of Hòa Bình have arrested the owner of an illegal gold mine that collapsed on Sunday leaving two people missing.
An illegal gold mine collapsed on Sunday morning in the northern province of Hòa Bình, burying two workers.
The problem of illegal gold mining has aggravated in Ngọc Hồi District in Central Highlands province of Kon Tum.
An illegal gold mine tunnel was found on Sunday by the Central Highland province of Kon Tum Department of Natural Resources and Environment and the provincial environmental police.
Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình has asked authorities of the central Quảng Nam Province to investigate reports of illegal gold exploitation in the Bồng Miêu mine area.
A fire killed three people in Đà Nẵng City and one man died in an illegal gold mine tunnel in Quảng Nam Province on Wednesday.