Bodies retrieved from a mine hole

News South Africa

Tebogo Msimanga |

The police have opened an inquest docket following the discovery of eight bodies inside a mine hole at Homestead in Primrose.

Colonel Dimakatso Sello Gauteng police said on 17 March 2022, the police were informed of alleged illegal miners who were trapped in the mine hole. “Eight unidentified bodies were retrieved while it is suspected that there may still be more bodies trapped in the mine hole”.

Sello added that the seven remaining bodies that were trapped were retrieved late on Saturday 19 March 2022.

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