6 Died, Many Trapped as Mine Shaft Collapsed in Zimbabwe

6 Died, Many Trapped as Mine Shaft Collapsed in Zimbabwe

6 Died, Many Trapped as Mine Shaft Collapsed in Zimbabwe Six people have died and 15 others are trapped, after a mine shaft collapsed in Zimbabwe, state media reports. The collapse of the Bay Horse gold mine in Chegutu, 100km (62 miles) west of the capital Harare on Friday morning left more than 30 people

6 Died, Many Trapped as Mine Shaft Collapsed in Zimbabwe

Six people have died and 15 others are trapped, after a mine shaft collapsed in Zimbabwe, state media reports.

The collapse of the Bay Horse gold mine in Chegutu, 100km (62 miles) west of the capital Harare on Friday morning left more than 30 people trapped.

Thirteen miners are said to have escaped or been rescued.

Efforts to reach those who remain underground are ongoing, television channel ZBC reported. It is not known what caused the collapse.

The Zimbabwe Miners Federation said its secretary general and the Chegutu Miners Association chairman would go to the site to try to establish what happened.

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