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Bodies of gold miners found after collapse

Update: March, 24/2014 - 08:05

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QUANG NAM (VNS) — Authorities in Quang Nam Province yesterday confirmed that they have found the bodies of two of three illegal gold miners who were buried in a mine collapse on January 10.

Hoang Hoa, chief of the secretariat of the district people's committee, confirmed to Viet Nam News yesterday that the remains of two illegal gold miners were found on Saturday.

Hoa said authorities and families are continuing to search for the remaining victim.

Illegal gold mining remains a problem in the district, despite the efforts of authorities.

Five gold mines have collapsed since last April, killing 12 people, according to authorities. — VNS

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