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Meghalaya mine tragedy: Skeleton of another trapped miner spotted
India

Meghalaya mine tragedy: Skeleton of another trapped miner spotted

The Indian Navy detected a skeleton yesterday, possibly of another missing miner, trapped deep inside the 370-feet-deep coal mine in East Jaintia Hills, Meghalaya, officials said.
Meghalaya: After losing second body, rescuers struggling to retrace it
India

Meghalaya: After losing second body, rescuers struggling to retrace it

It has been three days since rescue forces detected the body of a second miner inside the flooded rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya where 15 miners got trapped in early December.
Meghalaya: Second body spotted 280ft inside flooded mine
India

Meghalaya: Second body spotted 280ft inside flooded mine

On Saturday, an Indian Navy diving team found the body of another miner 280ft inside the flooded rat hole coal mine near Ksan village in Meghalaya.
Meghalaya: Rescue forces spot one miner's body after 33 days
India

Meghalaya: Rescue forces spot one miner's body after 33 days

More than a month after 15 miners got trapped inside an illegal rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya, one of them has been found dead.
Coal mine collapses in China, at least 21 workers killed
World

Coal mine collapses in China, at least 21 workers killed

Twenty-one workers were killed after a roof collapsed at a coal mine in northwestern China yesterday afternoon.
Meghalaya mine rescue: Operations halted as water pumps develop glitches
India

Meghalaya mine rescue: Operations halted as water pumps develop glitches

Rescue operations for the 15 miners trapped in a Meghalaya mine hit a roadblock yesterday, as the two high-powered pumps engaged in de-watering did not operate the whole day after developing technical glitches.
Another coal mine tragedy in Meghalaya: 2 miners found dead
India

Another coal mine tragedy in Meghalaya: 2 miners found dead

Bodies of two miners were recovered from an illegal coal mine located at a remote village in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, police said today.
'Dead or alive, get them out': SC on Meghalaya miners
India

'Dead or alive, get them out': SC on Meghalaya miners

With more three weeks having elapsed, the Supreme Court, on Thursday, expressed dissatisfaction with the rescue efforts to find and rescue 15 miners who have been trapped in a rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya since December 13.
Meghalaya: Navy divers want water level reduced; miners remain trapped
India

Meghalaya: Navy divers want water level reduced; miners remain trapped

On Monday, Indian Navy divers again entered the flooded rat hole coal mine in Meghalaya, where 15 miners are trapped, and have said that a search would only be feasible if the water level in the mine can be brought down to 30m.

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