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DeBeersANA reports that a female employee was crushed to death after she fell onto a conveyer belt at De Beers’ Venetia diamond mine in Limpopo.  

Police spokesperson Brigadier Motjafela Mojapelo said the incident happened on Sunday.  ”The conveyer belt ultimately dragged her into a stone scrubber where her body was found trapped between the rocks with multiple wounds.  A case of culpable homicide has since been opened,” Mojapelo indicated.  The employee has been identified as 31-year-old Maggie Dimakatso Semata.  Venetia mine is in Alldays, 80kms outside the town of Musina.


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