Mines death toll rises to 24

THE death of a miner at AngloGold Ashanti's Moab Khotsong Mine on Monday brings to 24 the number of deaths in mines since the beginning of the year.

This month alone, 10 mineworkers have died while on duty.

The worker at AngloGold Ashanti's mine in the Vaal area died after two locomotives collided during shunting operations underground. - Kea' Modimoeng