Five gold panners are still trapped in the shaft that collapsed at Task Mine last week Thursday.
Mashonaland West acting police spokesperson, Assistant Inspector Ian Kohwera said a rescue mission being conducted by a multi-sectoral team is currently underway and unfortunately none of the five miners have been rescued:
The miners have been identified as:
- Crynos Nyamukanga,
- Munashe Nyamukanga (17),
- Shingai Gwatidzo (20),
- Costantino Dzinoreva
Reports say agencies from the airforce and the army are on the ground and trying to rescue the trapped panners. The rescue mission is being hampered by the absence of underground plans and the rescuers need to do a proper ground survey to carry out the rescue mission.
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