Zimbabwe: 23 illegal miners died in mine flood
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Zimbabwe: 23 illegal miners died in mine flood

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Harare, Feb 14: At least 23 illegal gold miners were feared dead in Zimbabwe on Thursday after water flooded two disused shafts in a mining town, here.

Interlinked shafts and tunnels at two mines in Battlefields, Mashonaland West Province, were flooded after the collapse of a dam wall due to heavy rains received in the area, local media reported.

While the number of the dead miners was given as 23, there were fears that more miners could have perished in the disaster. (UNI)

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