Indonesia: Dozens of illegal gold miners trapped

  • At least 60 people have been trapped in an illegal gold mine of Indonesia because of a landslide which took place yesterday. As per the disaster agency of Indonesia, one person has been found dead and more than 60 people are estimated to be buried under the debris. At least 13 people have been rescued till now. Rescuers are still looking for survivors and are trying to save more people who are trapped. Small scale mining is banned in Indonesia; however, it remains widespread in rural areas.

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