ORKNEY - Three of the four mineworkers who were trapped underground in the Tau Lekoa Mine have been found dead on Saturday.
Five men were trapped in the mine on Friday afternoon. One of the men was brought to the surface on the same evening with serious injuries.
Three bodies were recovered from the mine on Saturday.
NUM Secretary of Health and Safety, Vuyisani Lengesi reported the recovery team believes the final miner is also deceased and are removing rocks and debris that have blocked them from bringing the fourth body to the surface.