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Soldiers pledge to Obliterate gear found at galamsey site

The Ghana Armed Forces (GAF) says its officials conveyed to control unlawful mining (galamsey) on water bodies and woods saves, will keep on obliterating all gear found at illicit mining destinations. 

The GAF spread the word about this in an assertion endorsed by its Public Relations Director, Eric Aggrey Quarshie. 

It said visits by military faculty entrusted to stop illicit mining exercises in different zones had shown that "there were still some unlawful mining exercises going on in a portion of the spaces that had up to this point been cleared by Operation Halt II". 

"These criminal operations were generally being done in the evening or under the front of haziness secured by furnished watchmen, as utilized cartridges were found at the locales. The Operation Halt II watch that goes with the group was requested to obliterate coordinations found there," the assertion added. 

The Ghana Armed Forces has started the second period of a security activity to battle illicit limited scope mining influencing water bodies and woodland holds. 

An assertion from the Ministry of Information said the activity, named 'Activity Halt II', is pointed toward "eliminating all people and coordinations engaged with mining on water bodies." 

The second period of the activity has seen the consuming of earthmovers and other mining hardware – a move which has been legitimized by the public authority.

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Eric Aggrey Quarshie. GAF Ghana Armed Forces Ministry of Information Operation Halt II


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