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Four Zimbabweans killed as floods collapse illegal mine

SOUTH AFRICA: The bodies of eight illegal miners were retrieved following a collapse at an illegal chrome mine due to heavy rains at Driekop near Burgersfort in Limpopo.

Police spokesperson Motlafela Mojapelo said the bodies had been trapped at Ga-Maroga village on Friday.

Of the victims, one is South African, three Mozambican and four Zimbabwean nationals.

Police believe the zama-zamas were trapped after soil and water flowed into the entrance and exit points.

Investigations are continuing.

In other news – Air Commodore dies in head-on collision accident

Air Commodore Pio Maketo died on the spot in the horror road accident when Inter Africa bus collided with a Toyota Hilux on Saturday.


Maketo was reportedly in the Toyota Hilux vehicle. Learn More

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