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200 miners trapped underground in S Africa

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 02:34 PM

Hundreds of men searching for gold in an abandoned mine shaft have been trapped below ground near Johannesburg, in what could be a deliberate act by rival miners.

http://www.telegraph...uth-Africa.html

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Posted 16 February 2014 - 03:24 PM

I hope they are able to get out alive. I'll keep them in my thoughts and prayers.


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Posted 16 February 2014 - 08:23 PM

I doubt this will be a difficult rescue given that the main obstacle is a boulder blocking the entrance.  There sure are some nasty people in the world if it was deliberately placed as has been suggested in the article.  I wish them well and thank goodness they were discovered without too much time passing.

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