South African Miners Trapped In Abandoned Gold Shaft

February 17, 2014   // 0 Comments

by  Mike Hutchings and John Mkhize -Reuters BENONI, South Africa, Feb 16 (Reuters) - A dozen South African illegal miners were brought to the surface on Sunday after being trapped in an abandoned gold mine near Johannesburg, but an unknown number remained underground because they feared arrest, an emergency services spokesman said. "Twelve have been rescued so far," ER24 sp...

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