Team digs to recover bodies

A recovery team is trying to find the bodies of five men who died while illegally mining near Barberton.

A recovery team is trying to find the bodies of five men who died while illegally mining near Barberton.

"We've decided to try to recover the bodies," said Mines Rescue Services (MRS) general manager Christo de Klerk from the site yesterday.

"We're going to work right around the clock."

He said they were being guided by a man who was with the miners when they died in a rockfall. - Sapa

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