A/R: Tension in Nyinawusu after the death of five illegal miners

There is uneasy calm at Nyinawusu, a mining community in the Atwima Mponua District of the Ashanti Region following the alleged killing of five illegal small scale miners by some community members.

According to reports, the victims were mistaken for armed robbers.

The Atwima Mponua District Security Council (DISEC) is considering a military intervention to quell a possible reprisal attack.

The bodies of the victims have been deposited at the Afari Community Hospital morgue, the Unit Committee Chairman of the town, Kwadwo Kromor, said.

Source: 3news.com|Ghana

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