E/R:Operation Vanguard Taskforce on rampage ,set ablaze more than 10 excavators E/R:Operation Vanguard Taskforce on rampage ,set ablaze more than 10 excavators
Information gathered  indicates that the  Operation vanguard taskforce in the Eastern region on Monday invaded   Extra Gold company,fired several gunshots and  set ablaze... E/R:Operation Vanguard Taskforce on rampage ,set ablaze more than 10 excavators
Information gathered  indicates that the  Operation vanguard taskforce in the Eastern region on Monday invaded   Extra Gold company,fired several gunshots and  set ablaze  about 3 excavators and three pumping machines at Akyem Banso in Kwarbeng.
The taskforce also invaded the mining sites of other  miners working under lease concession of Extra Gold limited .
The taskforce also burnt more than 7 excavators and other equipments amidst warning shots of the illegal miners.
Two of the miners have been arrested others managed to escape 
No casualty yet but according to the leader of the miners ,they will conduct a search this morning to find out if there was a casualty because most of his colleagues who fled into the bush while being pursued by the Military  didn’t return home yesterday .
The Eastern regional Police command is yet to get detail of yesterday’s operation to brief the media.
Meanwhile ,about 26 illegal miners have been arrested in a three day operation by the taskforce  between August 3 to 5,2017.
Operation Vanguard taskforce is a joint military and Police team deployed to mining regions in Ghana by government to clampdown on illegal gold miners .
Source :enaghana.com