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60 dead in Sudan gold mine

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posted on May, 2 2013 @ 01:39 PM
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Technological Disaster in Sudan on Thursday, 02 May, 2013 at 13:54 (01:54 PM) UTC.

Africa
Country: Sudan
County / State: Northern Darfur State
Area: Unnamed Gold Mine, Jebel Amir area
City:
Coordinate: N 13° 48.000, E 23° 42.000
Number of affected people / Humanities loss
Foreign people: Affected is unknown.
Dead person(s): 60

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Haven't seen anything on the MSM regarding this,sounds like a nasty one.

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posted on May, 2 2013 @ 01:41 PM
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Ahh here we go.


KHARTOUM, Sudan - Sudan media is quoting an official in North Darfur as saying that a gold mine has collapsed in the province and 60 miners are thought to be trapped. Attempts to reach officials on Thursday to confirm the collapse in the remote Saraf Umra locality were unsuccessful. The area, south of the provincial capital of North Darfur, witnessed tribal violence earlier this year over mining rights. Akhir Lahza daily and Al-Shorouq TV, which both have ties to the Sudanese government, quoted local commissioner Haroon al-Hussein as saying that rescue operations were underway following a mine shaft collapse the day before. He said 60 people are believed trapped. That would be an unusually high number because less than a half dozen miners typically work in the traditional mining areas. Read more: www.ctvnews.ca...


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posted on May, 2 2013 @ 02:26 PM
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Those poor guys.Are they trapped,or have they been confirmed as deceased? In those remote parts,a rescue effort may take much more time to launch.



posted on May, 2 2013 @ 03:05 PM
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Originally posted by Raxoxane
Those poor guys.Are they trapped,or have they been confirmed as deceased? In those remote parts,a rescue effort may take much more time to launch.


Some are saying they're trapped, others say they're dead unfortunately. Probably one of the top ten worst ways to go (imo)



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