Two Workers Killed In Peru Mine Cave In

At least two workers have been killed, and another injured, after a tunnel caved in at a gold and silver mine, in southern Peru.

Two workers died when a tunnel caved in at Hochschild Mining Plc’s Inmaculada gold and silver mine in southern Peru on Tuesday, a police chief said on local broadcaster RPP.

Citing information from the company, Miguel Angel Rivera added that a third worker was wounded in the incident at the mine in the region of Ayacucho.

In 2015, the mine produced about 85,000 ounces of gold and 2 million ounces of silver, according to the company website.

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