All trapped gold miners in S. Africa rescued unhurt


By Jeanette Chabalala
News24, Johannesburg
Friday, February 2, 2018

WELKOM, South Africa -- The National Union of Mineworkers confirmed today that all 955 Sibanye Gold mine workers who were trapped underground have been resurfaced.

"The mine workers were rescued at around 6:30 this morning," the union's national spokesperson, Livhuwani Mammburu, confirmed to News24.

"They are currently getting medical checkups. No injuries were sustained. They are just exhausted."

A meeting was set to be held later at the mine's training centre with management after all the workers had been attended to medically.

Sibanye Gold spokesperson James Wellsted also confirmed that the miners had been brought to the surface and that there were no serious injuries. ...

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