Official: At least 60 people dead in northeast Congo after landslide at gold mine
An official in northeast Congo says at least 60 people are dead following a landslide at a gold mine in a remote area.
Local administrator Faustin Drakana Kananga told The Associated Press on Thursday that it took crews four days to get to the mine following Monday's accident in Pangoyi. The area is controlled by members of a militia and located in a dense jungle.
Kananga said the miners were in an area about 100 meters (yards) below the surface at the time of the accident.
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