Four killed in Rustenburg platinum mine fire

24 January 2016 - 12:30 By AFP

Four miners have died in an underground fire in a platinum mine, the Impala group said in a statement. The fire broke out on Friday at a mine near Rustenburg, about 120 kilometres from Johannesburg, the owners said in a statement."The four employees were overcome by fumes while they were trying to find their way to safety," Impala said.

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