Fatal incident at Sibanye’s Kloof mine

Mine rescue teams from Sibanye-Stillwater’s have located the body of the fourth mine employee at the Kloof Ikamva shaft following an incident which left three others dead.

The incident occurred yesterday (on Monday afternoon) when five employees entered an abandoned working area.

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So far four out of the five employees have passed away and three bodies have been recovered. Specialised proto teams were working through the night to locate and retrieve the body of the fourth employee, but there is no certainty on how long the retrieval process will take.

‘The search for the fifth employee continues and further updates will be issued when more information becomes available,’ reads a statement from Sibanye.


 

 

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