Ten of the 13 employees who were trapped following a seismic event (measuring 2.2 on the Richter scale) yesterday, at Sibanye-Stillwater's Masakhane mine, Driefontein operations, have been rescued. Four of whom have succumbed to their injuries and six employees are in hospital.
Sibanye-Stillwater Driefontein operations
Another employee have been located, while two employees remain unaccounted for.
Management of Sibanye-Stillwater wishes to express its sincere condolences to friends and family of the two deceased employees.
Operations at the Masakhane shaft have been suspended.
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