ACCRA, Jan 21: At least 17 people were killed and 59 injured in an explosion in western Ghana when a truck carrying explosives to a gold mine collided with a motorcycle, the minister for lands and natural resources, Samuel Jinapor, said on Friday.

CHINA, Feb 17: A fire that broke out at a gold mine in east China’s Shandong province killed two people and left four others missing, state media reported on Wednesday.

BEIJING, Jan 24: Rescuers in China on Sunday lifted to the surface one of 22 workers trapped for two weeks after an explosion in a northern gold mine, state media reported.

N’DJAMENA, Sept 26: A landslide at a gold mine in northwestern Chad has killed about 30 people, the defense minister said on Thursday.

LIMA, April 2: Eight men suffocated in an unauthorized gold mine in Peru after a tunnel they dug began spewing noxious fumes, local media reported on Sunday.