JUST IN: Many feared killed as mining site collapses in Benue

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Many have been feared dead when a mining site collapsed in Anyiin, Logo local area of Benue State on Tuesday.

Mining activities have been going on in the area for years but it could be confirmed if they were licensed by the Federal or not.

A youth who was at the mining site told The Nation the incident occurred in a settlement called Duejime, near Anyiin when the deep gully suddenly collapsed.

of the miners died at the spot while others sustained serious injuries and were taken to a in Anyiin,” he stated.

As of press time, only bodies have been evacuated as are on to recover trapped miners.

Details shortly…