Worker buried in Neves-Corvo mines in the municipality of Castro Verde


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A worker was buried this afternoon in the Neves-Corvo mine, in the municipality of Castro Verde (Beja district), and rescue work is underway, Civil Protection and the GNR revealed.

A source from the Baixo Alentejo Sub-Regional Emergency and Civil Protection Command told Lusa that the firefighters were alerted to the accident at the mining complex at 14:08.

The incident involves “a worker buried in the mines”, according to the same source.

The sub-regional command also said that, at 15:40, the information it had indicated that “the doctor from the National Medical Emergency Institute (INEM) was meeting with the mine’s intervention team”.

Contacted by Lusa, a source from the GNR’s Beja Territorial Command added that “the worker was buried due to a landslide” and that “the rescue team is trying to reach him”, but the victim’s state of health is unknown.

Members of the Castro Verde fire department and GNR soldiers were mobilized to the scene, as well as the INEM helicopter stationed in the Algarve.

Moti Shabi
Moti Shabi
Moti Shabi, CEO and founder of Portugal Pulse, has led career that spans multiple continents and industries. Born in Paris and later immigrating to Tel Aviv, Israel, Moti's background uniquely positions him at the intersection of European and Middle Eastern cultures. He holds a Law License from Ono College, reflecting his multifaceted interests in law, media, technology, and culture.    Moti's love affair with Portugal began in 2016 when he founded EASY NATIONALITY, an immigration office focused on aiding the Sephardic community in the wake of Portugal's law of return for Sephardic Jews. This endeavor demonstrated his commitment to creating meaningful social and cultural bridges.    In 2018, he launched Hadshot Portugal, the first-ever news website about Portugal in Hebrew. Recognizing the importance of bringing Portuguese culture and news to a broader audience, Moti took the step of immigrating to Lisbon in 2023, where he founded both Portugal Pulse and Portugal France. These platforms aim to offer comprehensive coverage of Portuguese news, events, and culture to the English and French-speaking worlds, respectively.    Moti's vision extends beyond news dissemination. He aspires to be an ambassador for Portuguese culture and to strengthen the connections among Portuguese diaspora communities worldwide. In pursuit of this ambitious goal, Moti founded Aliança Portugueses in 2021. Through this initiative, he aims to bring together Portuguese communities, creating a network of individuals and organizations bound by their love for Portugal.

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