Fourth miner's body found

A fourth and final mineworker trapped at the Tau Lekoa mine in Orkney has been confirmed dead. 

ORKNEY - A fourth and final mineworker trapped at the Tau Lekoa mine in Orkney has been confirmed dead.

The body was found by the recovery team on Saturday night.

READ: Three miners' bodies recovered from Tau Lekoa mine

Five workers became trapped after seismic events caused rockfalls at the mine on Friday afternoon.

A seriously injured miner was brought to the surface on the same day.

The bodies of three mineworkers were brought to the surface on Saturday.

READ: Miners trapped underground in North West

NUM regional secretary Masibulele Naki said the recovery teams are struggling to reach the mineworker's body.

In 2017, miners were trapped after a rockfall at the mine.

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eNCA