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9 missing after South Africa gold mine fire

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A gold-mining company in South Africa says nine employees are missing after an underground fire broke out at a mine west of Johannesburg. The Harmony company said Wednesday that the fire reportedly started about 1.7 kilometers (1 mile) underground around 6 p.m. Tuesday, and that rescue teams were hampered by smoke and an earthfall. Harmony says rescue workers reached eight...

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