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Illegal Miners Trapped At An Abandoned Mine

​Reports say several illegal gold miners are trapped at an abandoned mine in South Africa.

According to reports from state broadcaster, SABC, possible fire and poisonous gases below ground led to the suspension of a search by rescuers.

Although the number of the trapped miners are unclear, it is reported that the miners are trapped after fainting for inhaling carbon monoxide.

South Africa is a major producer of gold and platinum.

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