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Because of  deforestation  and  mining,  an employee of mining company PT Freeport died and four others suffered injuries in a landslide at the company’s mining site in Papua on Sunday. The incident took place at the Ridge Camp area at mile 72 (near the Aptonal hill) at about 8:30 pm local time after heavy rains in the area. Five other workers recovered from the ground according to head of the Public Communication unit of Papua Police Agus Rianto were in critical condition. And were being treated at Tembagapura Hospital.

One mining worker in the Freeport McMoran goldminer complex in Papua was killed in a rain triggered landslide on Sunday night which also injured four of five other workers.
Spokesman for Freeport McMoran, Mindo Pangaribuan confirmed the accident but said only four other workers we injured in the accident.