Appeal for information on mine-workers' bus attack

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The Department of Mineral Resources has appealed to anyone with information on the bus that was set alight with mine-workers on board, to work with law enforcement agencies, to apprehend those responsible.

On Monday evening, six mine-workers died and others were injured when the bus they were travelling in was set alight in Driekop, Limpopo. The mine-workers were on their way to work when the incident happened.

The department has expressed its condolences to the families of the six mine-workers who lost their lives.

“It is understood that the remaining workers sustained injuries during the incident, as they tried to escape the fire,” the department said in a statement on Wednesday.

Police are still investigating the matter. –

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