Four Bodies Recovered After Rockfall in South African Gold Mine

The bodies of four gold miners who had been trapped deep underground in a South African mine have been recovered, a mine workers' union says. The miners were trapped after a tremor caused a rock fall at the Tau Lekoa Mine in the northeastern town of Orkney.

  • South Africa:   Trapped Gold Miners Found Dead

    DW, 8 December 2019

    "Bring us some oxygen," were the final words heard when contact was lost. The bodies of four miners in the Tau Lekoa Mine in northeastern South Africa were recovered after they… Read more »

TheTau Lekoa gold mine in Orkney in the North West province.

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