Four alleged illegal miners die in Limpopo mining accident

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The incident happened at Mandagshoek, Mankgakganyane section at about 09:10 on Saturday night, The Citizen reported.

Read: TZANEEN: Illegal miners arrested

The investigation into the cause of the accident and to determine whether the victims were indeed illegal miners was under way, Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo said.

“According to information, six alleged illegal miners were in the vehicle on the mountain when it suddenly swerved and overturned several times, instantly  killing four males and seriously injuring two. The police were called to the scene, reacted swiftly, and on arrival the victims were found between huge rocks and in the wreckage. The injured were taken to hospital with serious injuries,” Mojapelo said.

For the full article on The Citizen’s website, click on, Four alleged illegal miners die in Limpopo mining accident

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