South African Mine Deaths Post Sharp Decline
Johannesburg, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 25th Jan, 2020 ) :The number of deaths at South African mines were down by more than one-third last year, official statistics showed on Friday.
The numbers of fatalities dropped to 51 from 81 a year earlier, a decline of 37 percent, the data showed.
"This is the lowest ever number of fatalities on record," a government statement said.
Most of the deaths occurred in the gold and platinum mining sectors.