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news shutterstockeNCA reports that one of the miners trapped at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville since Friday has been brought to the surface, but has died after succumbing to his injuries.  

Four miners are still unaccounted for.  Rescue efforts will continue all the miners have been found.  The five miners were trapped 3.1km underground after a quake on Friday morning.  “Every effort was and continues to be made to get to all of our colleagues as quickly and as safely as possible.  Our sincere condolences go to the family and friends of the deceased,” said CEO Peter Steenkamp.

A short report is at eNCA

Read too, Harmony mine must take responsibility if trapped miners die, says Amcu, at News24

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