Gold Panner Dies As Shaft Collapses At Vambeza C Mine

Police are appealing for information that may lead to the identification of an artisanal miner who died when a mine shaft he was working under with a colleague collapsed at Vambeza C Mine in Gokwe last weekend.

Lazarus Mangena, one of the miners, sustained some injuries while his colleague, only identified as Foster, died in the mishap.

Midlands provincial police spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko revealed that the body of the now deceased was taken to Gokwe North District Hospital mortuary. He said:

Mangena doesn’t know the full names of the deceased, they were just working as partners and police are now appealing for the identification of the now-deceased who has since been taken to Gokwe North District Hospital mortuary.

More: The Herald

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