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SA Mine Collapse: Three people still missing, 76 rescued

Three people believed to still be trapped in the lamp room of the Lily Mine in Mpumalanga’s Nkomazi area have still not been found. This after 76 miners were rescued after being trapped underground when the mine collapsed on Friday morning. They were in the lamp room – a room or building at the surface of a mine for charging, servicing, and issuing all cap, hand, and flame safety lamps – which had also collapsed. The rescued miners had sustained minor to moderate injuries ranging from breathing difficulties to lacerations.

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