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Zambia digs for at least 25 miners buried in open-pit mudslide

Zambia digs for at least 25 miners buried in open-pit mudslide

RESCUE workers in Zambia were still searching for at least 25 informal miners buried alive three days ago by a mudslide at an open-pit copper mine, Mines Minister Paul Kabuswe said. The miners at Seseli Mine in Chingola, about 400 km (250 miles) northwest of the capital Lusaka, were trapped in three places and heavy rains had flooded the pit, the government said. It was not immediately clear how many miners were trapped, but Kabuswe said 25 families had so far come forward to claim missing relatives who were working at the mine when the accident happened. The rescue workers,…
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