National 10.2.2016 08:00 am

Lily Mine rescue enters day six

Picture: Thinkstock

Picture: Thinkstock

Electronic equipment have revealed rescue teams are drilling in the right direction.

Rescue operations have entered its sixth day at the lily mine in Baberton with still no sight of a lamp room metal container in which three miners are trapped.

Electronic equipment have revealed rescue teams are drilling in the right direction towards the container but big rocks continue to hamper smooth operations underground.

Rescue teams have been working around the clock in a race against time to reach Yvonne Mnisi, Pretty Mabuza and Solomon Nyarenda.

The trio have been missing since Friday when the container they were in fell underground into a sinkhole during a collapse of a shaft.

The sink hole is said to be the size of a rugby field.

Families and community members have been holding intense prayer sessions inside the mine, hoping for a miracle

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