At least 19 people were killed in southern Mali when a large gold mine collapsed, a local official said on Wednesday.

Six people were injured in the collapsed gold mine during the night of Monday to Tuesday in Sikasso province, said the official.

The official added that it was a large mine that also had several other smaller operations running inside.

The cause of the collapse was not immediately known.

At least 19 people were killed in southern Mali when a large gold mine collapsed, a local official said on Wednesday.
Six people were injured in the collapsed gold mine during the night of Monday to Tuesday in Sikasso province, said the official.
The official added that it was a large mine that also had several other smaller operations running inside.
The cause of the collapse was not immediately known.

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