By Staff Writer
A man, believed to be an illegal miner, has died following a gas explosion at the disused Gloria Coal Mine near Middelburg, Mpumalanga. Says the Police.
According to EWN, there are still a group of man trapped underground.
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According to reports the man entered the mine to allegedly steal cables.
The police’s Brigadier Leonard Hlathi quoted by EWN said: “WhatI can confirm is that two [men] were retrieved, unfortunately, one passed on but the other one survived.”