Rescue efforts are still underway after a mining pit collapsed at Breman, a mining community in the Upper Denkyira West District of the Central Region.
Three unidentified persons have been confirmed dead.
The deceased include a man, a woman and a girl believed to be 10 years old.
Forty others, believed to be between the ages of 24 and 35 years, have also been trapped in the pit.
The incident happened on Wednesday morning in a galamsey pit at the outskirts of the community popularly known in the area as, ”Breman lock mu”.
Meanwhile, the bodies of the deceased have been deposited at the Dunkwa-On-Offin Government Hospital awaiting autopsy.