Lily Mine tragedy: Zwane pledges support after plea for help

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Cape Town - The government is committed to working with Lily Mine to retrieve the container in which Pretty Nkambule, Yvonne Mnisi and Solomon Nyirenda fell to their deaths, Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said.

Zwane and Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza on Monday met with the families of the three trapped workers, mine employees and management of the mine, the Department of Mineral Resources said on Monday in a statement.

This after mine workers and families protested at the Mpumalanga African National Congress (ANC) Lekgotla in Mbombela over the weekend.

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