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At least eight dead, five missing in Darfur mine collapse

May 5 - 2022 ZALINGEI
Miner in Sudan (File photo - Social media)
Miner in Sudan (File photo - Social media)

At least eight miners were killed in the collapse of four mining shafts in the Karakil mine, north of Zalingei in Central Darfur, on Sunday.

Witnesses from the area told Radio Dabanga, that the search for five others are underway, and that they managed to excavate the eight bodies from the rubble, on Tuesday.

The witnesses noted the absence of the state authorities following the collapse, and the witnesses stated that the entire search was done manually.

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