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20 miners initially feared de@d in Hwandara Mine accident Shurugwi

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Shurugwi – An accident at Hwandara Mine in Shurugwi today sent rescue teams into a frenzy of activity with 20 miners feared de@d.
Reports received by The Mirror as the rescue operation progressed however, indicated that 10 miners were retrieved alive while one is de@d and two are still missing.

The report is that Makudo Mine collapsed .

Hwandara was closed in March following its sale to Chengxi Mining Company understood to be owned by Collins Mungangwa and a Chines national.

The District Development Coordinator and Officer Commanding Province were present during the rescue process.
Nicholars Gara, a prominent miner confirmed the incident to The Mirror and said he was financially supporting miners in retrieving their colleagues.

” I can confirm that 10 miners have been retrieved in this mine and one has been pronounced dead. It is suspected that there two miners missing,” said Gara.

Masvingo Mirror

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