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Guinean dies after sand rubble accident in Sambuya

May 5, 2020, 1:41 PM | Article By: Momodou Jawo

A Guinea man has died after rubble of sand he was mining fell on him while mining at the Sambuya Sand Mining Quarry; The point has been reliably informed.

The victim, who was identified as Sandele Sankareh, met his untimely death last week when a heap of sand rubble fell completely covering him.

A source who spoke to this medium on the condition of anonymity, confirmed the development and further described the incident as ‘so sad’.

“The deceased (Sandela Sankareh) who is an adult died when heap of sand collapse on him. However, with the help of people around the area he was removed from under the rumble of sand. He was rushed to Gunjur Health Centre and later referred to Kanifing General Hospital where he was pronounced death,” our source added.

In a separate development, our reporter has been informed that one Babucarr Mballow, 60, a Senegalese fisherman, who went out for fishing in Kartong was reported to have drowned. The deceased body has been recovered and taken back to Senegal for burial.

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