Nine artisanal miners have so far been rescued alive in the Battlefields mine disaster near Kadoma where government says close to 70 people were trapped in the mine shafts a couple of days ago.
“Rescue operation is underway and six miners have been
Various mining companies from Mashonaland West Province — including Zimplats, RioZim and small-scale miners — joined the Civil Protection Unit (CPU) in marshalling water pumping machinery to drain the flooded mines.
Mines deputy minister Polite Kambamura said the rescue operation is going on well.
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