Several people are reported injured after the youth, chiefs and elders of Anyinam in the Atiwa East district of the eastern region, clashed with some illegal miners (Galamseyers) in the early hours of Saturday, April 25,2020.
Accounts suggest that the illegal miners fired gun shots to disperse the people of the area in an attempt to frighten them to vacate the area so that they could proceed on their illegal activities in the Bremu River.
However, the Anyinam people retaliated of which scores were severely injured.
Reports indicate that albeit no death has been recorded but the many who sustained injuries have been admitted at a healthcare for treatment
Many residents have fled the area for the fear of being attacked by the illegal miners again.
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