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Thu Feb 6, 2014 8:00am EST

1 of 24. Miners gather to mourn their colleagues outside a shaft at Harmony Gold's Doornkop mine near Johannesburg, February 6, 2014. Rescuers recovered eight bodies and continued to search for another missing worker after a fire and rock-fall at a Harmony Gold mine near Johannesburg, the worst accident in South Africa's mines in nearly five years. Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu ordered an investigation into the incident at the Doornkop mine, 30 km west (20 miles) of the city, after initial reports that the fire was triggered by a small earthquake.

Credit: Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko

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