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    Three gold miners die in Kadoma after shaft floods

    THREE artisanal miners have been confirmed dead at Tix mine, populary known as kwa Pingo in Muzvezve constituency near Kadoma following flooding of the shaft they were working in. The bodies have been retrieved while the search for the fourth one is still ongoing. The four were part of five miners who entered the shaft at the mine but the…

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    Gold miner dies after mine shaft collapsed

    A 29 year old artisanal miner died on Saturday, while two others sustained injuries, at Gatawa farm in Bindura after a mine shaft collapse. Twenty-nine year old Kelvin Matanda of Mupandenyama in Bindura was underground alongside two other artisanal miners from Glendale when the mine shaft in which they were working collapsed. Mashonaland Central Police Spokesperson Inspector Milton Mundembe confirmed…

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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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