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Cape Town - Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said on Monday that, after visiting Lily Mine in Nkomazi, Mpumalanga, on Friday, the company agreed with the ministry that it should be closed with immediate effect.

“We are confident we will save the remaining miners trapped underground,” he said at the Mining Indaba in Cape Town.

READ: Trio trapped in mine for 3 days, rescue efforts to resume

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