DR Congo: More than 50 killed in gold mine collapse
Saturday, 12 September 2020 The collapse was triggered by torrential rainfall in the Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu province. Hundreds of mostly young men were working in the dangerous gold mines when the accident happened.
At least 50 people are thought to have died when an artisanal gold mine collapsed near Kamituga in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Friday afternoon, a local mining NGO said. Francis Maguire reports.