At least 60 people are afraid that they were buried by a shift in the illegal Indonesian gold mine.
Rescuers are looking for survivors in the Blaang Mongondov area on the Sulawesi island
The Disaster Agency in Indonesia stated that one person was found dead and at least 1
The representative said that the main beams were ceded to the mini "because of unstable land and numerous shaft mines". 19659007] "It is estimated that more than 60 people are buried under displacement and fire material," the agency said.
The scenes from the scene were shown by rescue groups and locals who worked during the night to endure survivors from dirt-covered areas.
Minor gold mining is prohibited in Indonesia, but remains widespread in rural areas. The lack of regulation and poor construction of temporary mines mean relatively frequent accidents. Agitators have long argued that the lack of local employment opportunities meant that people felt compelled to rely on illegal extraction.