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Twelfth miner dies following Impala Rustenburg accident

RUSTENBURG - The death toll following an accident at Impala's Rustenburg mine on Monday has risen to 12.

The miner succumbed to his injuries in hospital.

UPDATE | 11 miners die in Rustenburg mining incident

Of the 86 employees involved in the accident, 74 remain in hospital.

The incident involved a problem with the shaft's conveyance system, that hoists workers up and down the underground shaft.

Production remains suspended across the entire Impala Rustenburg mining complex for a second day.

Internal investigations and inquiries are currently taking place.

Operations are expected to resume on Thursday.

 

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