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newsTimesLive reports that the bodies of three miners have been recovered following a seismic accident on Saturday afternoon at the Tau Lekoa gold mine near Orkney in North West.  

As of Sunday afternoon, one miner remained trapped.  A spokesperson for the Department of Mineral Resources indicated:  “A total of four persons are confirmed to have been trapped by a rock fall induced by a 0.8 magnitude seismic event.  Efforts are underway to reach and rescue the fourth person.”  Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane is scheduled to visit the mine on Monday afternoon to meet with mine management and rescue workers to get an update on rescue operations.

  • Read this report by Kyle Cowan at eNCA

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