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sapsNews24 reports that the decomposing bodies of seven suspected illegal miners were found in the veld near a mineshaft in Benoni, east of Johannesburg, police said on Sunday.  

"It is suspected that they all have been shot and killed somewhere and the bodies later dumped," said Colonel Lungelo Dlamini, Gauteng police spokesperson.  Police think they might have been lying there for two or three days.  The bodies have not been identified yet and further details such as the name of the mine were not immediately available.  "Police are also appealing to anyone with information relating to the identity of the bodies as well as information about the perpetrators to come forward," said Dlamini.

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