- May 28, 2019
- Posted in LOCAL
Nine illegal miners lost their lives at the Metalon Corporation owned Mazoe Mine on the 26th of May.
Metalon Corporation issued out a statement below regarding the incident.
“Metallon Corporation regrets to advise that on Sunday 26th May 2019 a fatal incident occurred at Mazowe Mine, a mine which is closed and on care and maintenance.
Illegal panners invaded the mine and took part in unlawful explosive blasting. Tragically, nine panners lost their lives.
None of these miners were employees of Metallon and all those involved with keeping the mine on care and maintenance have been accounted for.
The investigation is on-going and Metallon will provide further updates as necessary”.