The country’s government intervened to ban mining there, claiming that with the gold rush, “anarchy” flourished in the city.
Congo, March 12 (RT) – Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo Last Wednesday ban Gold mining On a hill in the village Tablet, In the eastern region of Kivu Del Sur, Informs Reuters.
The site was found by local farmers at the end of February. It instantly generated a real rush of gold, and made dozens of people dig a hill with simple tools like shovels and pickaxes. In early March, records surfaced on the Internet showing the enthusiasm of improvised miners.
The discovery of a ‘mountain of gold’ in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with a concentration of up to 90% of the precious metal triggers a massive gold rush
The country’s government intervened to ban mining there, claiming that with the gold rush, “anarchy” flourished in the city. pic.twitter.com/RnBxMRjQzh
– RT in Spanish (ActualidadRT) March 12, 2021
As can be seen from the washing processes shown in the video, the land on the hill already contains gold. As I mentioned before BBC, Its concentration will range from 60 to 90 percent.
A video from the Republic of the Congo documents the biggest surprise for some villagers in this country, as an entire mountain filled with gold was discovered!
They dig soil inside gold deposits and take them home to wash away dirt and extract gold. pic.twitter.com/i4UMq94cEh
– Ahmad Al-Jabri (Ahmad Algohbary) March 2, 2021
According to the country’s government, the gold rush not only spread among villagers and miners, but also among some Congolese armed forces. As a result, “anarchy” thrived in the city.
Authorities say system restoration is required “not only to protect lives, but also to ensure traceability of gold produced in accordance with Congolese law”.
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