100 die in Darfur mine disaster, rescuers trapped

2013-05-03 10:58

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Khartoum – At least 100 miners are estimated to have died inside a collapsed gold mine in Sudan's Darfur region and nine rescuers trying to free dozens of workers are now trapped, a miner said on Friday.

"Nine of the rescue team disappeared when the land collapsed around them yesterday [Thursday]," said the miner, who had visited the scene and asked to remain anonymous.

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