59 killed in gold mine blast in Burkina Faso

Feb 21, 2022 | INVESTING

A strong explosion near a gold mining site in southwestern Burkina Faso killed 59 people and injured more than 100 others Monday, the national broadcaster and witnesses reported.The provisional toll was provided by regional authorities following the blast in the village of Gbomblora, RTB reported.The explosion was believed to have been caused by chemicals used to treat gold that were stocked at the site.“I saw bodies everywhere. It was horrible,” said Sansan Kambou, a forest ranger who was at…

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