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anglogoldashantiNetwerk24 reported on Sunday that rescue teams were searching for a mineworkers who was trapped underground at the Mpoineng mine near Carletonville on the West Rand.  

Another miner was killed after a series of tremors hit the mine, which belongs to AngloGold Ashanti (AGA).  Spokesperson Stewart Bailey said the rescue teams were very close to the trapped miner, but had to work slowly and carefully.  The names of the two workers have not yet been made known.  According to Bailey, the mine has a very good safety record. (Loosely translated from Afrikaans)

  • Read this report by Ügen Vos in full in Afrikaans at Netwerk24

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