At least 14 dead in Venezuela gold mine collapse

Updated February 22 2024 - 12:15pm, first published 12:11pm
Officials fear a high death count after a gold mine collapsed in Bolivar state, Venezuela. (AP PHOTO)
Officials fear a high death count after a gold mine collapsed in Bolivar state, Venezuela. (AP PHOTO)

The collapse of an illegally operated open-pit gold mine in central Venezuela has killed at least 14 people and injured several more, as officials report an undetermined number of people could be trapped.

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