“It is believed that the earth fell upon the miners…”

Johannesburg: Two miners died and a third was injured in “falling ground” at the Cooke 1 mine in Randfontein on Tuesday, said Rand Uranium. “We are working with the authorities to identify the cause of this accident, and to ensure that the safety of our employees is not compromised,” Rand Uranium chief executive officer John Munro in a statement. It was believed that earth fell upon the miners while they were underground.

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