Two dead as underground mining site collapses in Plateau State 

The Plateau State Police Command on Sunday confirmed the death of two persons following the collapse of an underground mining site.

The Command through its Spokesman, ASP Mathias Tyopev Terna, made the confirmation in a press statement.

Terna said, “On 7/4/2018 at about 23:00hrs Wase Police Division received an information that there was a mining collapse which led to the death of two persons.”

He gave their names as Safianu Yinusa of Kangial Village Dengi Kanam LGA, and Usman Abdulahi of Gwaram Village Bashar District Wase LGA.

He, however said, investigation was ongoing to know the remote and immediate causes of the collapse.

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