Two dead, several feared trapped as coal mine in Chhatisgarh’s Koriya caves in; rescue operation underway

  • Two workers were killed and a few others were feared trapped after a part of Jhilimili coal mines in Koriya district caved in on Tuesday

  • The debris is being removed in an effort to rescue the trapped workers

  • Officials and workers of South Eastern Coalfields Ltd (SECL) have also reached the place of incident and are assisting in the rescue operations

Raipur: Two workers were killed and a few others were feared trapped after a part of Jhilimili coal mines in Koriya district caved in on Tuesday. Police teams are present at the spot and rescue operation is underway.

 Two dead, several feared trapped as coal mine in Chhatisgarh’s Koriya caves in; rescue operation underway

Jhilimili coal mine in Koriya district of Chhattisgarh. ANI

The debris is being removed in an effort to rescue the trapped workers. Officials and workers of South Eastern Coalfields Ltd (SECL) have also reached the place of incident and are assisting in the rescue operations.

Updated Date: Aug 20, 2019 15:34:19 IST