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30 miners feared dead in gold mine collapse in Zimbabwe

Christian Fernsby |
Some 30 illegal gold miners are feared dead after being trapped at Zimbabwe’s Bindura mine, local media reported.

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“A tragedy has occurred at Ran Mine in Bindura town late this afternoon. A deep disused mine trench has caved in trapping several illegal gold miners,” Information Secretary Nick Mangwana said in Twitter post.

“Exact number not yet established. So far 6 miners have been rescued. Details to follow but numbers could be circa 30,” he added.

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