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South Africa: Benoni Residents Living in Fear Following Death of 14 Illegal Miners - AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Benoni Residents Living in Fear Following Death of 14 Illegal MinersAllAfrica.comThe roads are narrow and dusty, and the open fields are surrounded by tall trees with mine dumps in the background. This beautiful landscape leads to a crime scene. Next to a small bridge and a stream, a passer-by found the bodies of eight illegal ...and more »

South Africa: 14 Illegal Miners Found Dead - AllAfrica.com

South Africa: 14 Illegal Miners Found DeadAllAfrica.comPretoria — At least 14 bodies of suspected illegal miners have been found dumped in the last two days in Benoni on the East Rand in South Africa's Gauteng Province. A passer-by discovered the first six bullet-riddled bodies dumped on Sunday, and eight ...and more »

South Africa: 8 More Bodies Found in SA - AllAfrica.com

South Africa: 8 More Bodies Found in SAAllAfrica.comPolice in South Africa have recovered eight more bodies with gunshot wounds, which are also believed to be of illegal miners, near the area where the other six were found in an open veld next to a railway line in Benoni, Ekurhuleni on Sunday. According ...and more »

Zimbabweans killed in 'Benoni SA' gold mine massacre - Zim News .NET Zimbabwe;

Zimbabweans killed in 'Benoni SA' gold mine massacre - Zim News .NET Zimbabwe

Zim News .NET ZimbabweZimbabweans killed in 'Benoni SA' gold mine massacreZim News .NET ZimbabweAt least 3 Zimbabwe nationals from Kwekwe are believed to have been among the 14 killed in Ekurhuleni in Benoni, South Africa. Mr Gordon Manzou an illegal miner who survived the slaughter said the killings were undertaken by a local gang that has been ...and more »

Zimbabweans killed in SA mine war - Chronicle;

Zimbabweans killed in SA mine war - Chronicle

ChronicleZimbabweans killed in SA mine warChronicleAT least three Zimbabweans are suspected to be part of 14 illegal miners that were shot dead in Benoni, Ekurhuleni, about 20km outside Johannesburg in South Africa in vicious fights over gold. Six of the bodies were found lined up in a valley on Monday ...and more »

Illegal miners left horrified after mass murders - Eyewitness News;

Illegal miners left horrified after mass murders - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsIllegal miners left horrified after mass murdersEyewitness NewsThe workers say they believe the 14 men were killed after they discovered a mine shaft containing a lot of gold. Illegal miners say they are aware of the dangers that come with their illegal trade. Picture: Victor Magwedze/EWN. Illegal miners · Benoni ...and more »

South Africa: Six Benoni Railway Line Corpses May Be Illegal Miners - AllAfrica.com

South Africa: Six Benoni Railway Line Corpses May Be Illegal MinersAllAfrica.comGauteng police say the six bodies that were found with gunshot wounds next to the Benoni railway line, east of Johannesburg on Sunday, have not yet been identified. "There is no new information around the incident. We are still looking for the suspects ...and more »

Phahlane slams murder of illegal miners in Benoni - South African Broadcasting Corporation;

Phahlane slams murder of illegal miners in Benoni - South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationPhahlane slams murder of illegal miners in BenoniSouth African Broadcasting CorporationThe bodies of 14 men believed to be illegal miners were found near a railway line in Benoni at the weekend.(SABC). Tags: East Rand · Benoni · Mpumalanga · Kgomotso Phahlane · Police Commissioner · Murder · Illegal miners · Lungelo Dlamini · Ditaba ...and more »

14 Bodies Found Near Benoni Are Believed To Be Illegal Miners - Huffington Post South Africa (blog);

14 Bodies Found Near Benoni Are Believed To Be Illegal Miners - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)14 Bodies Found Near Benoni Are Believed To Be Illegal MinersHuffington Post South Africa (blog)Phahlane's office said the bodies were found over the last two days. Six bodies were found Sunday with apparent gunshot wounds. Eight more were found on Tuesday. ENCA reported that police on Monday speculated that the deaths could be related to rival ...and more »

Eight more bodies found in Benoni - Citizen;

Eight more bodies found in Benoni - Citizen

CitizenEight more bodies found in BenoniCitizenOn Monday morning, Gauteng police said they working on establishing the identity of the six people found dead. Eight people were found dead on Monday, in the same area where the bodies of six people were discovered over the weekend, Gauteng police ...and more »

Bodies of another eight illegal miners found in Benoni - DestinyMan;

Bodies of another eight illegal miners found in Benoni - DestinyMan

DestinyManBodies of another eight illegal miners found in BenoniDestinyManThis after six other bodies were found on Sunday. Police said in a statement that gang rivalry was believed to have been the motive behind the killings. It appeared that the victims were killed with a sharp object or shot before their bodies were dumped.and more »

Phahlane condemns mass killing of suspected illegal miners - Eyewitness News;

Phahlane condemns mass killing of suspected illegal miners - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsPhahlane condemns mass killing of suspected illegal minersEyewitness NewsA passerby discovered the first six bodies dumped near a train station in Benoni on Sunday, and eight more were found by police on Monday. FILE: Acting National Police Commissioner Khomotso Phahlane. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN. Zama Zamas ...and more »

14 men killed elsewhere and dumped in Benoni - police - Independent Online;

14 men killed elsewhere and dumped in Benoni - police - Independent Online

Independent Online14 men killed elsewhere and dumped in Benoni - policeIndependent OnlineJohannesburg – Another eight bodies, believed to be those of illegal miners, were found on Monday afternoon in New Modder, near Benoni. This brings the total to 14 bodies recently discovered in the area after six more were found on Sunday morning by a ...and more »

Benoni mass murders: Cops dig for clues over illegal miner deaths - Eyewitness News;

Benoni mass murders: Cops dig for clues over illegal miner deaths - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsBenoni mass murders: Cops dig for clues over illegal miner deathsEyewitness NewsThe police's Lungelo Dlamini says preliminary findings show that the men may have all been killed in the same way. crime-scene-police-investigationjpg. Zama Zamas · Illegal mine · Benoni illegal miners shot execution style · Zama zama gang · Benoni ...and more »

SA: Zim miners feared dead, all killed execution style - Zim News .NET Zimbabwe;

SA: Zim miners feared dead, all killed execution style - Zim News .NET Zimbabwe

Zim News .NET ZimbabweSA: Zim miners feared dead, all killed execution styleZim News .NET ZimbabweSouth African police have opened murder cases following the discovery of six dead bodies, believed to be those of illegal miners, likely to be Zimbabweans, next to a railway line in Benoni, east of Johannesburg on Sunday morning. Many undocumented ...and more »

Eight more illegal miners' bodies found - South African Broadcasting Corporation;

Eight more illegal miners' bodies found - South African Broadcasting Corporation

South African Broadcasting CorporationEight more illegal miners' bodies foundSouth African Broadcasting CorporationPolice say the motive for the killings of suspected illegal miners may be linked to rival gangs fighting over territory. (REUTERS). Tags: Gauteng · Johannesburg · Benoni · Zama zama · Illegal Miners · Ditaba Tsotetsi. More bodies suspected to be of ...and more »

Zim migrants feared dead in SA - The Herald;

Zim migrants feared dead in SA - The Herald

The HeraldZim migrants feared dead in SAThe HeraldSouth African Police are investigating murder cases after six bodies, all with gunshot wounds and believed to be illegal miners, were found in an open veld next to a railway line in Benoni, Ekurhuleni. There are fears that among the deceased were ...and more »

Preliminary investigations reveal Benoni illegal miners were stabbed, shot - Eyewitness News;

Preliminary investigations reveal Benoni illegal miners were stabbed, shot - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsPreliminary investigations reveal Benoni illegal miners were stabbed, shotEyewitness NewsA second scene was discovered in Benoni on Monday afternoon, bringing the number of murders to 14. Police appeal to anyone who might have information to come forward. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Illegal miners · Benoni · Illegal miners in Benoni.and more »

Grisly find brings toll in suspected illegal mining turf war to 14 - Times LIVE;

Grisly find brings toll in suspected illegal mining turf war to 14 - Times LIVE

Times LIVEGrisly find brings toll in suspected illegal mining turf war to 14Times LIVESouth Africa needs to urgently work out why its high rate of fatal violence is not slowing. File photo. Image by: Shutterstock via The Conversation. Eight bodies have been found In Benoni‚ bringing the total number of victims in an apparent turf war ...and more »

Police find bodies of 8 more murdered illegal miners - Eyewitness News;

Police find bodies of 8 more murdered illegal miners - Eyewitness News

Eyewitness NewsPolice find bodies of 8 more murdered illegal minersEyewitness NewsPolice suspect that the motive behind the mass killing could be linked to rival gangs involved in illegal mining. Illegal miners commly known as zama zamas travel deep underground each day , in work dubbed the world's worst job. Picture: Screengrab/CNN.and more »