South Africa News
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