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Five miners killed in fire at South African copper mine

 Five miners died on Sunday in a fire at a South African copper mine operated by unlisted Palabora Mining Company


Five miners died on Sunday in a fire at a South African copper mine operated by unlisted Palabora Mining Company, the company said in a statement.

The company said the incident occurred in the early hours on Sunday at one of its underground conveyer belts and that mine management, government officials and organised labour were investigating.

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