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Four gold diggers killed in northern Mauritania

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Zain Zubair
Zain Zubair is a staff writer for World News Observer. He is studying ACCA in Pakistan. Besides Accountancy and writing pieces, he loves cooking and nature photography. Zain has attended various modern journalism workshops. Contact: [email protected]
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Four gold diggers were killed Sunday morning after a well collapsed in the northern province of Clip N’Dour, where thousands of Mauritanians are engaged in the exploration of surface gold.

According to the Sahara newspaper quote the sources said that the gold diggers are still under the rubble, due to the absence of any means of rescue in the region.

Since 2016, the Mauritanian government has given tens of thousands of licenses to explore the surface gold of young Mauritanians, while specialists believe that primitive work remains the reason for the increase in the number of deaths.

NBFI

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