BUHWEJU GOLDMINE CLOSED AFTER KILLING 4 PEOPLE.
By Edidah Murungi
Police in Buhweju district Have closed the gold mines after killing 4 residents.
The incident happened on Saturday in Runengo village,karembe Bihanga subcounty.
The deceased have been identified as James Nuwamanya, Salvesto Beinomugisha, Saturday Mathius all residents of Buhweju and Mbaaga venatiuos from lbanda district.
It is alleged that Bihanga police station received the information from Richard nuwagaba the subcounty charperson who explained the the miners had gone for artisanal minimg when it accidently collapsed on them.
Speaking to mknewslink.com reporter, the deputy resident district commissioner Buhweju district Goodman Tumwebaze has comfirmed the gold mine closure and attributed to heavy rainfall which fill the caves.
Gold mining has been taking place in Buhweju district for many years. Many people are earning a living from the mining activity.