Form 4 learner dies in mine shaft collapse

Midlands Bureau

A 17-year-old boy who was in form four at Manunure High in Kwekwe died after a mine shaft he was extracting gold ore from collapsed on Wednesday.

His body was retrieved yesterday afternoon by rescue teams from the Mines and Mining Development Ministry and the Civil Protection Unit.

Midlands Provincial police spokesperson Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko said he was still gathering details about the incident.

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