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SA mine dam wall collapses, killing 1 and injuring 40

SA mine dam wall collapses, killing 1 and injuring 40

NQOBILE DLUDLA FLOODING caused by the collapse of a mine dam wall in South Africa's Free State province swept away houses and cars, the provincial government said, killing one person and injuring another 40. The disaster occurred in the diamond mining town of Jagersfontein at around 6:00 a.m. (0400 GMT), the government said, forcing officials to evacuate scores of residents to nearby farms. One person was declared dead after their body was recovered, while 40 people, including one pregnant woman and four individuals with fractured limbs, have been taken to hospitals for treatment. The government said in a statement that…
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South Africa mine dam wall collapses, killing 1 and injuring 40

South Africa mine dam wall collapses, killing 1 and injuring 40

NQOBILE DLUDLA FLOODING caused by the collapse of a mine dam wall in South Africa's Free State province swept away houses and cars, the provincial government said, killing one person and injuring another 40. The disaster occurred in the diamond mining town of Jagersfontein at around 6:00 a.m. (0400 GMT), the government said, forcing officials to evacuate scores of residents to nearby farms. One person was declared dead after their body was recovered, while 40 people, including one pregnant woman and four individuals with fractured limbs, have been taken to hospitals for treatment. The government said in a statement that…
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