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Zambian and Chinese Miners Trapped Underground

Map showing the location of a Chinese-operated mine where seven workers are trapped underground.

Seven miners, including five Zambians and two Chinese nationals, are reportedly stuck in Zambia’s Chinese-owned Macrolink Mine. 

The mine is still under construction and hasn’t been commissioned yet. The miners are trapped 235 meters below the surface by rising water. One member of the team managed to retreat and contact rescue services.

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