Newsday – Two more bodies of artisanal miners were yesterday retrieved from Cricket 3 Mine near Battlefields following the flooding of the mineshafts a fortnight ago.

Summary

  • Two more bodies of artisanal miners were yesterday retrieved from Cricket 3 Mine near Battlefields following the flooding of the mineshafts a fortnight ago.
  • This brings to 26 the number of bodies retrieved so far, while eight miners were rescued alive.
  • Mashonaland West police spokesperson Inspector Clemence Mabgweazara confirmed the recovery of the two bodies.
  • “I can confirm that two bodies were seen in Cricket 3 Mine in the morning, but we don’t know whether the bodies have been retrieved by end of the day,” he said.
  • Artisanal miners said they believed two more bodies were still trapped underground.


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