Security worker killed in attack on Harmony Gold mine in S. Africa


The sun sets behind a shaft outside the mining town of Carletonville, west of Johannesburg, file. REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – A security contractor was killed in an attack on a plant in South African miner Harmony Gold’s Kalgold operation about 330 km from Johannesburg, the mining company said on Friday.

No gold was stolen from the Kalgold operation in the attack in the early hours of Friday, the company said, adding the South African Police Service was investigating the incident.

Reporting by Helen Reid; editing by David Evans

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