Fire at South Africa gold mine leaves 200 unaccounted for

February 22, 2015 5:08 PM

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - About 200 miners were missing on Sunday after an underground fire at a mine belonging to South Africa's Harmony Gold, the company said.

The bullion producer said in statement that 287 of the 486 workers were in the underground refuge bays and that mine rescue teams were trying to locate the other workers.

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