Harmony Gold miner found dead

2013-09-11 15:01
(Nielen Bottomley, News24)

(Nielen Bottomley, News24)

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Johannesburg - A miner at Harmony Gold's Kusasalethu mine was found dead on Wednesday, the company said.

"The employee was reported missing at Kusasalethu mine yesterday [Tuesday] afternoon," CEO Graham Briggs said in a statement.

After not reporting to his section, a search was initiated which lasted throughout the night, but he was found only on Wednesday.

"Regrettably, rescue teams recovered the body of the employee in a worked out area during the early hours of this morning [Wednesday]," Briggs said.

The cause of death was not yet known and investigations were underway.

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