Gunshots were fired at a mining site in Anyinam in the Atiwa West District of the Eastern Region after members of the Operation Vanguard Team clashed with suspected illegal miners in the town.
The clash follows the refusal of the illegal miners to leave the mining site of one Ibrahim Muhammad who is also a miner.
The reports continued that the refusal of the illegal miners to leave the mining concession site led to the clash and the subsequent arrest of Kwaku Apau who is believed to be the leader of the illegal miners.
A man identified as one Tettey who drove a Black Saloon Vehicle reportedly went into his car and pulled a gun and fire a warning shot with the second shot hitting the ground and nearly injuring some people.
This led to a near brawl, The timely arrival of the Police to the scene however calmed the situation.
Source: Ghana | Angelfmonlinegh.com