Impala Platinum Mine Tragedy Claims 12 Lives as Death Toll Rises

Afaf Fahchouch
Afaf Fahchouch
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Impala Platinum Mine

The tragic incident at the Impala Platinum mine has seen the death toll climb to 12, according to a statement released on Wednesday.

The mine reported that one of the workers who was hospitalized due to the accident has succumbed to injuries.

The incident occurred when a lift, carrying 86 miners, plunged to the bottom of a shaft on Monday afternoon. As a result, 74 miners sustained injuries, with some in critical condition. The mine has taken immediate action by suspending all underground operations requiring winding as investigations and inquiries into the incident continue.





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