Workers missing in Sudbury nickel mine accident reportedly dead

Security have closed access to Lockerby Mine near Sudbury where two workers were missing. (John...

Security have closed access to Lockerby Mine near Sudbury where two workers were missing. (John Lappa/QMI Agency)

QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:13 AM ET

SUDBURY, Ont. — Mine rescue crews were searching for two contractors at FNI's Lockerby Mine near Sudbury after a reported ground collapse Tuesday morning.

CBC reported the Ministry of Labour has reported the two workers are dead.

Underground activities except emergency requirements were suspended immediately, the company said in a release.

One man who said he works at the mine told QMI Agency he saw a mine rescue team at the site shortly after 6 a.m., and workers were turned away at the gates


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