Bindura Ran Mine

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    Govt orders rescue work at collapsed Bindura mine to stop

    GOVERNMENT Chief Engineer Michael Munodawafa said rescue operations had stopped at the collapsed Ran Gold mine in Bindura where an estimated 40 artisanal miners are trapped. Only one body has been retrieved so far and there were fears more lives could be lost as the tunnel continued to collapse. “The area where we pumped out water collapsed and we are…

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    First Lady consoles, feeds families of trapped Bindura miners

    FIRST Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa yesterday visited Ran Mine in Bindura to console relatives of artisanal miners trapped last Wednesday when a disused mine shaft collapsed. Accompanied by Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Monica Mutsvangwa, the First Lady brought foodstuffs that include maize-meal, rice, salt and cooking oil, among others to families who have been camped at the site since…

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    Rescuers retrieve one body from collapsed Bindura mine shaft

    A TEAM of rescuers on Monday retrieved one body from a disused Bindura gold mine where dozens of informal miners were feared trapped inside since a shaft collapsed last week, officials said. Around 40 people are thought to be stuck underground in the town of Bindura, around 70 kilometres northeast of Harare, where the disaster occurred five days ago. Six…

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