In South Africa, has saved 955 workers trapped underground in the mine


Miners have been under earth for two days.

In South Africa rescued miners who are stuck underground in the gold mine. Without electricity and adequate ventilation is still Wednesday, January 31, in the mine were 955 employees, reports Agence France-Presse.

It is noted that the mine accident occurred in connection with the weather conditions, which resulted in a power failure. As a result, problems with ventilation and all the miners who were underground, began to choke.

In General, the mine “Beatrix”, owned by Sibanye-Stillwater, where the accident occurred, consists of 23 levels. The first – to a depth of 1000 meters. To restore the power supply failed on Friday, February 2. On the same day, was able with a lift to remove all the miners. According to preliminary data of physicians, health workers of the mine are satisfactory.


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