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Petro SA employee falls to his death in Mossel Bay

The 45-year-old fell from a height of 10 metres during a maintenance operation at a refinery.

FILE: Petro SA says the circumstances around the incident remain unclear. Picture: PetroSA.

CAPE TOWN - PetroSA has confirmed one of its employees has fallen to his death at a refinery in Mossel Bay.

The 45-year-old fell from a height of 10 metres during a maintenance operation on Saturday.

PetroSA says the circumstances around the incident remain unclear.

Spokesperson Thabo Mabaso said, "The details are still sketchy. We will be launching an investigation which should [help us] get to the bottom of what caused the incident. It is an unfortunate incident."

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