Miner dies in gold mine in southern Serbia

31-year-old miner Martin Vasilevski died overnight in the Lece gold mine near the town of Medvedja, Beta agency was able to confirm on Friday.

Source: Beta
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The Medvedja municipality president, Nenad Arsic, said the accident happened an hour after midnight when a rock collapsed onto the miner.

Vasilevski, who lived in the nearby Lece village, died instantly.

The mine is leased to the Dubai-based British fund Life Stone Capital. The mine's authorities were unavailable for comment on Friday.

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