Gold Mine Collapse Kills 60 in Sudan’s Darfur Region

Sudanese officials say a gold mine accident has killed at least 60 miners in the western region of Darfur.

Authorities said the gold mine collapsed in the Jebel Amir district on Monday and word had only reached the Sudanese capital, Khartoum on Thursday. They said rescuers were trying to reach an unknown number of miners still trapped underground.

It was not immediately clear what caused the accident.

Sudan has been expanding gold mining as an alternative revenue source since losing most …