In an incident similar to many in Zimbabwe’s illegal mining story, at least 30 illegal gold miners are reportedly buried and trapped underground at Bindura Ran Mine after the shaft collapsed on Wednesday afternoon.

Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services permanent secretary Nick Mangwana, posting on jis timeline said, of the 30 miners believed to be trapped, only 6 miners have so far been rescued:

“Mash Central, A tragedy has occurred at Ran Mine in Bindura town late this afternoon. A deep disused mine trench has caved in trapping several illegal gold miners. Exact number not yet established. So far 6 miners have been rescued. Details to follow but numbers could be circa 30” he posted.

This is a developing story…