Eleven mineworkers admitted to hospital for observation following a fire at Gold Fields’ KDC mine over the weekend‚ have been released‚ the mining group said on Wednesday.
Five miners died in the blaze which is still burning about 2‚800 metres below surface in a worked-out area between 38 and 39 levels at the KDC Wewst Ya Rona shaft.
Proto teams are continuing with efforts to try to extinguish the fire.
Meanwhile‚ KDC West remains closed under a Section 54 Order and the investigation into the cause of the fire continues. KDC East re-opened on Tuesday evening. - I-Net Bridge