the Previous answer claimed that it was at least 23 people, suspected to have been down in the shaft during the night for illegally guldgrävande. The privately-owned mines are not in operation and it was during the night between Tuesday and Wednesday as they overflowed, then a nearby pond failed because of the heavy rain.
the Number of missing is estimated at "60 to 70". The president of zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa has declared a katastroftillstånd.
the Photos show the shafts filled to the brim of muddy water, and in the search after the people started the rescue workers pump out water.
the Mines are located to the southwest of the zimbabwean capital, Harare.