Search continues for illegal miners trapped in collapsed tunnel in Namaqualand

Authorities have urged relatives of the men to come forward to report them missing.

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CAPE TOWN - The search for illegal miners allegedly trapped following a tunnel collapse in Namaqualand continues on Tuesday.

This follows reports that a number of the diamond delvers got stuck when a tunnel at a mine outside Komaggas caved in last week.

Officials have been working to try to reach the miners.

But the operation has been difficult.

Authorities have urged relatives of the men to come forward to report them missing.

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