Moshupa pipeline claims fourth life

Dinko Mooketsa
Dinko Mooketsa

Chinese contractor, Unik Construction, has lost yet another employee on duty at their Moshupa water pipeline project, bringing to four, the number of deaths at the site since the first incident that occurred in October last year.

The recent death of a heavy plant driver, Mogomotsi Mooketsa, 29, occurred on July 16, three months after two employees lost their lives when they were buried alive under a four-metre deep trench that caved in while they were laying pipes.

Mooketsa met his fate while on duty when an oncoming truck rammed into his JCB, killing him. He was laid to rest on July 23 in Moshupa.

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