SAD NEWS: Form 4 boy buried alive as mine shaft collapses

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Tragedy struck in Kwekwe when a 17-year-old boy, who was a Form Four student at Manunure High, lost his life in a heartbreaking accident.

On Wednesday, while extracting gold ore from a mine shaft, the tunnel suddenly collapsed, trapping him inside.

Yesterday afternoon, rescue teams from the Mines and Mining Development Ministry and the Civil Protection Unit worked tirelessly to retrieve his body.

Inspector Emmanuel Mahoko, the Midlands Provincial police spokesperson, said he was in the process of gathering more information about the incident.

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