April 4, 2019 / 9:08 AM / 5 months ago

REFILE-Two injured, two others missing after mudslide at Freeport's Grasberg mine

(Spokesman corrects timing of incident in first paragraph to Wednesday, not Tuesday)

JAKARTA, April 4 (Reuters) -

* An incident at Freeport-McMoran’s Grasberg mine in Indonesia injured two workers on Wednesday while two other missing, a company spokesman said on Thursday

* The injured workers have been hospitalised while rescue team continues to search for the missing. Mining operation is running normally despite the incident, spokesman Riza Pratama said

* According to Bambang Gatot Ariyono, Indonesia’s director general of coal and minerals at mining ministry, the incident occurred after an area inside the mine was hit by a mudflow

* Mine inspectors are investigating the cause of the incident, Pratama said (Reporting by Wilda Asmarini Writing by Fransiska Nangoy; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)

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