Jacobu: Excavator operator killed in gun attack at mining site

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File photo: The accident scene has been cordoned off

One person was killed when two unidentified men raided a mining site at Attabrakoso, a community near Jacobu in the Ashanti Region.

The victim named as 30-year-old Richard Arthur, an excavator operator with Tolla Mining Company died when he sustained multiple gunshot wounds during the Tuesday dawn attack.

The robbers also shot a security man during the raid. He is currently receiving treatment at a health facility.

An employee of the company who pleaded anonymity told dailymailgh.com that the armed men made away with items such as a TV set, and a mobile phone and two pump action guns.

The police at Jacobu have been notified of the development and have since taken over investigations.

They were however not reachable for comments.

Source: Daily Mail GH

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