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Gold miner AngloGold Ashanti announced on Thursday that an employee had been killed in a fall of ground accident at Great Noligwa mine‚ near Klerksdorp on Wednesday.

It added that a team from the Department of Minerals Resources inspectorate was currently carrying out an inspection at the site of the accident‚ which occurred yesterday at 23h15.

Attempts were being made to notify the deceased’s next of kin‚ who lived in Lesotho‚ it said. - I-Net Bridge