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Minwe dies in Lubambe Copper Mine

A miner has died after an underground accident at Lubambe Copper Mines in Chililabombwe on the Copperbelt.

Lubambe Copper Mines Communications Manager Loyce Saili has told ZNBC News that the accident happened this morning.

Ms. Saili, who could not disclose the age or names of the deceased, says the mine has since shut down all underground operations except for critical tasks such as water pumping and ventilation.

She has disclosed that no other employee was injured in the underground accident.

Meanwhile, the Mine Safety Department under the Ministry of Mines has launched investigations into the matter.

-Znbc

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