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harmonyNews24 reports that that Harmony Gold said on Thursday that the bodies of the last two trapped miners at the Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville have been recovered.  

Spokesperson Marian van der Walt said the bodies were found at around 12:00 on Thursday.  "Sadly, they had both succumbed to their injuries.  We are currently in the process of bringing the two bodies to the surface," she indicated.  A tremor caused sections of the mine to collapse at around 10:30 last Friday and five miners were trapped.  Over the weekend, the bodies of two miners who had succumbed to their injuries were found and brought to the surface.  A third body was found on Monday morning.  Van der Walt said they would conduct a thorough investigation into the cause of the incident.

  • Read this report by Iavan Pijoos at News24


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