Two people have been confirm dead in a mining collapse that occurred in Wase Loal Government area in Plateau state, the police say.
Terms Tyopev, the command’s spokesperson confirmed the incident on Sunday in Jos.
Tyopev disclosed that the incident took place on April 7.
“At about 23 hours, the Wase Police Division received information that there was a mining collapse which led to the death of two people.
“The people that died were Safianu Yinusa of Kangial Village, Dengi Kanam Local Government Area; and Usman Abdulahi of Gwaram Village, Bashar District of Wase,” he said.
He said that investigation was on to ascertain the remote and immediate causes of the collapse.