Goldminer relives wave of ‘shocking’ events

Goldminer Saimoni Totoni at his home in Nasomo, Vatukoula after he was released from the Lautoka Hospital earlier this week. Mr Totoni holds a medal which he was awarded last year by the company for being the best miner from Philip Shaft at the Vatukoula Gold Mines. Picture: REPEKA NASIKO

WHEN goldminer Saimoni Totoni felt needle-like prickling in his legs while wading through knee-deep water in the underbelly of the Vatukoula Gold Mines, he knew something was wrong. Instead of standing still, he decided to keep moving and that decision may have saved his life. Mr Totoni and three other miners received a wave of […]

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