Two miners are feared dead while 20 others are still trapped underground after a shaft collapsed at Globe and Phoenix mine in Kwekwe yesterday.
According to the mine officials, the accident was only discovered this Thursday morning when the 20 miners who were on night shift did not turn up to knock off at around 6am.
Kwekwe District Development Coordinator who is also Civil Protection Unit Chair, Mr Fortune Mpungu confirmed the incident saying they were coordinating rescue operations with various stakeholders.
“Yes we received the news about the unfortunate incident a few hours ago and we are running around coordinating a rescue mission,” he said.
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