Bodies of Eight Trapped South African Miners Recovered

The bodies of eight South African gold miners trapped underground since an accident late Tuesday have been recovered.

Rescuers continued to search for one person who remained missing Thursday, as the government promised to investigate what happened.

A total of 17 miners were trapped when an earthquake set off an underground fire and falling rocks at the Doornkop mine, near Johannesburg. Eight of them managed to reach a refuge chamber and were safely brought to the surface on…