Chirano Gold mine has dissociated itself from the explosion that occurred at Appiatse explosion, in the Bogoso District of the Western Region; according to them they're not to be blamed
A truck conveying mining explosives to the Chirano gold mine exploded when it was hit by a motorcycle, police say.
According to the Information “As at 17:00 hours, a total of seventeen (17) people have, sadly, been confirmed dead, and fifty-nine (59) injured persons had been rescued, bringing to seventy-six (76) the number of persons known, so far, to have been affected by the tragedy. Out of the fifty-nine (59) injured persons, forty-two (42) are receiving treatment and some in critical condition” the statement indicated.
Some critics opine the mining company should be sued
Communication Officer at Chirano Gold Mines, Kwabena Owusu-Ampratwum, however, says they can't be held responsible for the explosion.
"We’re not directly involved…it’s important to state the facts and make things clear…the goods were on their way; it didn’t get to the site"
Listen to him in the video below
“Driver Told People To Run Away” - Blow By Blow Account Of Appiatse Explosion
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