Female miner trapped between rocks


By: Tsundukani Zitha

LIMPOPO- A female miner identified as Maggie Dimakatso Semata (31) was crushed to death when she allegedly fell onto a conveyer belt at the Venetia Mine in Alldays, outside Makhado. It is alleged that the conveyer belt ultimately dragged her into a stone scrubber where her body was found trapped between the rocks with multiple wounds.

Brigadier Motlafela Mojapelo of the Limpopo police department says that the incident occurred on Sunday afternoon (25th of March) and the police unit in Makhado are investigating the incident.

“The Police have since opened a Culpable Homicide case and investigations are continuing” Mojapelo concluded.