South Africa 7.8.2013 12:42 pm

Harmony miner killed

FILE PICTURE: Miners. Picture: Michel Bega

FILE PICTURE: Miners. Picture: Michel Bega

A miner was killed and another injured in an accident at Harmony’s Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville, the mine said on Wednesday.

This happened on Tuesday when the men were handling materials underground, said spokeswoman Henrika Basterfield.

The miner died on the scene. The injured worker was taken to hospital.

Harmony chief executive Graham Briggs sent his condolences to the miner’s family.

The cause of the accident was being investigated.

Sapa

 

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