4 Mopani miners trapped, feared dead

30 employees of Mopani Copper Mines (MCM) are crowded in the elevator, which will bring 1.5 km below the earth to work in the film SOB copper mine. The Swiss commodities company Glencore's Mopani Copper Mines majority shareholder of and employs approximately 20,000 Zambians.

FOUR miners are feared dead in a mine accident at Mopani Copper Mines (MCM)’s South Orebody Shaft in Kitwe after being trapped underground.
The miners, who are yet to be retrieved, met their fate on Sunday night when a rock fell on them.

Copperbelt commissioner of police Joyce Kasosa and Mineworkers Union of Zambia (MUZ) acting general secretary George Mumba confirmed the incident in separate interviews yesterday.

Daily Mail