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Rescuers start bringing trapped illegal miners to surface

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 00:36

Feb. 16 - Four of a group of at least 30 illegal South African miners trapped in an abandoned gold shaft near Johannesburg are brought to the surface. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: Four of a group of at least 30 illegal South African miners trapped in an abandoned gold shaft near Johannesburg were brought to the surface by rescuers on Sunday (February 16) and others were expected to follow, an emergency services spokesman said. "So far there are four that have been removed up," ER24 spokesman Werner Vermaak told Reuters. He added they were being medically checked and then handed over to the police.

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Rescuers start bringing trapped illegal miners to surface

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 00:36