At least 23 illegal Zimbabwean gold miners feared dead after shafts flooded

FILE PHOTO: Illegal artisanal gold miners work at an open mine after occupying parts of Smithfield farm, owned by the former President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace Mugabe, in Mazowe, Zimbabwe, April 5, 2018. REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo/File Photo

HARARE (Reuters) – At least 23 illegal miners are trapped and feared dead in Zimbabwe after shafts and underground tunnels they were working in were flooded by water from a burst dam, a state-owned daily newspaper reported on Thursday. The southern African nation has been working to regulate thousands of people who illegally dig for […]

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