Illegal gold mine collapse in Indonesia, 18 killed

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An illegal gold mine located in the remote area in central Indonesia collapsed around noon time on Saturday.

According to Leonardus Sabar Umbara, a local search official, they have already conducted a search and rescue operation. They stopped the operation when all the missing bodies were found. A total of 18 victims were killed; 16 males, and two females.

Illegal gold mining in Indonesia has been rampant due to high demand and price of metals.

 

 

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