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More than 30 miners trapped underground at Ran Mine in Bindura

News reaching us is that more than 30 miners are trapped underground at Ran Mine in Bindura.

Some of the illegal miners search for their colleagues who are believed to be trapped underground after a shaft collapse at Nugget Mine in Matobo
File picture of illegal miners searching for their colleagues who were believed to be trapped underground after a shaft collapse at Nugget Mine in Matobo (2019)

Permanent Secretary in the Information Ministry, Nick Mangwana tweeted; “Mash Central: A tragedy has occurred at Ran Mine in Bindura town late this afternoon.

“A deep disused mine trench has caved in trapping several illegal gold miners. Exact number not yet established. So far 6 miners have been rescued. Details to follow but numbers could be circa 30.”

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