Rescuers tend to one of the 11 workers who was rescued from the illegal mine at Benoni, just outside Johannesburg. Photo: AFP Rescuers tend to one of the 11 workers who was rescued from the illegal mine at Benoni, just outside Johannesburg. Photo: AFP
Rescuers tend to one of the 11 workers who was rescued from the illegal mine at Benoni, just outside Johannesburg. Photo: AFP

South African police call off rescue effort after cave-in at illegal gold mine

11 Johannesburg miners brought to the surface but as many as 200 refuse help, fearing arrest

Rescuers tend to one of the 11 workers who was rescued from the illegal mine at Benoni, just outside Johannesburg. Photo: AFP Rescuers tend to one of the 11 workers who was rescued from the illegal mine at Benoni, just outside Johannesburg. Photo: AFP
Rescuers tend to one of the 11 workers who was rescued from the illegal mine at Benoni, just outside Johannesburg. Photo: AFP
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