Miner dies after mining pit collapses at Arakaka

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A mining pit at Arakaka, North West District (NWD), Region One (Barima-Waini) collapsed on Wednesday afternoon, resulting in the death of a miner.

Dead is Timothy Fraser, also known as the “Mineral Boss,” who is a dredge owner.

While details regarding the incident are sketchy, this publication was told that the miner’s body has since been retrieved from the site.