The Citizen (Gauteng)
Mine landslide claims lives
Jakarta – At least seven people were killed and one reported missing after a landslide at an Indonesian gold mine, authorities said yesterday.
Torrential rains triggered a landslide on Monday, inundating the mine with mud mixed with stones and debris in South Solok regency, West Sumatra, said the local emergency department head Fikri, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.
Rescuers managed to save nine survivors from the mud. –