Zambia miners die after dump collapses

Kitwe- Police have said that 10 subistence miners have been killed after a mine dump collapse in the second largest cityu in Zambia, KitweCopper ore is transported on a belt and dropped in a pile before being picked up by trucks for processing at Mopani mines on July 6, 2016 in Mufulira, ZambiaCopper ore is transported on a belt and dropped in a pile before being picked up by trucks for processing at Mopani mines on July 6, 2016 in Mufulira, Zambia and is a copperbelt mining hub.

Copperbelt province police commissioner Charity Katanga is quoted by AFP news agency as saying,  “So far we have retrieved 10 dead bodies and seven bodies of those injured.”

Copper ore is transported on a belt and dropped in a pile before being picked up by trucks for processing at Mopani mines on July 6, 2016 in Mufulira, ZambiaCopper ore is transported on a belt and dropped in a pile before being picked up by trucks for processing at Mopani mines on July 6, 2016 in Mufulira, ZambiaImage result for Zambia miners die after dump collapses

According to Zambian Watchdog a news site, have reported that more than 20 young miners are feared dead.

They added others miners assaulted people taking photos of the scene.

Photo Credit- Obiaks News

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