Ten miners were buried underground as a result of the landslide in a ruby mine, early Monday morning (25), in the Montepuez district of Cabo Delgado province.
The tragedy occurred at the Namanhumbir site in a ruby mining area under British mining company Montepuez Ruby Mining (MRN).
Two other victims were rescued alive and under medical care.
It is presumed that the victims came from somewhere in Namanhumbir and in the provinces of Manica and Nampula.
Reports of deaths and injuries are
In addition to Mozambicans, the area has been coveted by foreign citizens practicing
In 2017, for example, 536 Mozambicans and 95 Tanzanian, Somali, Guinean, Gambian, Senegalese, Malawian, Zimbabwean, Nigerian, Kenyan, Burundian, Belgian and Congolese nationalities were escorted from that mine by the PRM (Police of the Republic of Mozambique) , in Cabo Delgado.