Chad: Dozens Die in Landslide at Gold Mine - Report

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27 September 2019

Cape Town — A landslide at a gold mine in northwestern Chad has killed about 30 people, Reuters reports.

The news agency quotes Defence Minister Mahamat Sala as saying that the mine, near the Libyan border, collapsed early on Tuesday and that more victims might still be buried in the rubble.

MiningMX reports that mine safety is at the top of the agenda in the global mining industry, especially among investors who make decisions on matters related to environmental safety and governance.

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