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Press Statement, 20 April 2018
NUM DEPUTY PRESIDENT JOSEPH MONTISETSE TO ADDRESS THE FUNERAL OF THE SIX MODIKWA MINEWORKERS WHO WERE BURNT TO DEATH TOMORROW.
The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) Deputy President Joseph Montisetse will address the funeral of the six Modikwa mineworkers who were burnt to death in a bus traveling to work. The workers were tragically killed when the bus that was transporting them to work at Modikwa Platinum Mine outside Burgersfort in Limpopo was petrol bombed. The bus was carrying 39 workers. Six workers were burned beyond recognition and the other workers had to escape through windows.The funeral service is planned as follows; Details of the funeral: service: 21 April 2018, Venue: Driekop Modikwa Mine, Time: 08h00 May their precious souls rest in eternal peace. For more information please conduct
Assie Mariri, Modikwa branch secretary: 076 360 3816Phillip Mankge, NUM North East regional secretary: 076 053 3401
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