Illegal miner killed underground

Johannesburg – A man died while he was mining illegally in Springs, east of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said on Saturday.

Police received a call on Friday at 11am that a rock had fallen on a man while he was digging on land belonging to Aurora Gold mine, Captain Johannes Ramphora said.

He said rescue workers were still trying to retrieve his body , which was believed to be trapped about 100 metres underground.

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http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/gauteng/illegal-miner-killed-underground-1.1126238


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