All South African miners rescued after fire: Company

All the 486 miners who were trapped underground at a gold mine in South Africa on Sunday have been brought to the surface, a spokeswoman for mining company Harmony Gold said.

Cape Town: All the 486 miners who were trapped underground at a gold mine in South Africa on Sunday have been brought to the surface, a spokeswoman for mining company Harmony Gold said.

"All the miners are out," Charmane Russell told AFP. "Fortunately in this instance, things went according to plan."

The fire at the mine near Carletonville, about an hour from Johannesburg, broke out around 0740 GMT.

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