Shots Fired After Illegal Miners Strike Gold At Jumbo Mine – REPORT

Guns shots rang at Jumbo Mine in Mazowe on Wednesday after artisanal miners had struck a gold vein, thereby attracting the attention of a gang of the dreaded MaShurugwi robbers.

According to Mining Zimbabwe’s sources, artisanal miners discovered lots of gold at the mine and soon after a buyer had expressed interest to buy from them, a Mercedes Benz arrived and shots were fired. Said the eyewitness:

Handizivi chakasara chichiitika but takamhanya (I don’t know what happened after but we ran for it).

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The area is a hotspot of illegal gold miners who enter the mine shafts at night after each miner has paid US$15 to former mine authorities and security.

The MaShurugwi menace has spread across the country, with gangs who pretend to be miners rob unsuspecting victims usually at machete point.

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Shots Fired After Illegal Miners Strike Gold At Jumbo Mine – REPORT