Eight Miners Die In Underground Fire

JOHANNESBURG (February 6, 2014) Rescuers in South Africa have found the bodies of eight miners who died after a magnitude-2.4 earthquake triggered an underground fire on Tuesday.

A ninth miner was still missing in the mine a mile west of Johannesburg.

The mining company says smoke and rock fall hampered rescuers, but eight other miners were rescued and brought to safety on Wednesday.


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