Frustrated relatives lose hope of finding trapped Zimbabwean miners alive

People gather over a shaft as retrieval efforts proceed for trapped illegal gold miners in Kadoma, Zimbabwe, February 15, 2019, REUTERS/Philimon Bulawayo

BATTLEFIELDS, Zimbabwe (Reuters) – Relatives of trapped illegal Zimbabwean gold miners on Friday expressed frustration at the slow pace of rescue efforts, saying they were losing hope of finding up to 70 people alive as the government declared the accident a disaster. Rescuers in Battlefields, 175 km (109 miles) west of Harare, had hoped to […]

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