Illegal miners (all
 within 500m of the blast) held back by police. Blast in background

Moments later - 
people have already reached the floor of the pit to start illegal 

One minute later - 
at least 100 people on pit floor

Two minutes after 
blast - about 150 people in pit

15 minutes 
after blast - 400 illegal miners have staked 'claims' and are 
setting up

One week later - 
700 people in the pit

General operations -  
blasthole drill rigs working background

Drill operators are frightened of the 
illegal miners who steal their mid-shift meals

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