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Jan 29, 2019
Army joins navy, NDRF in rescue ops to locate trapped miners in Meghalaya; murky water hampers effort to recover decomposed bodyThe Indian Army has joined Navy, NDRF in operations to search for miners trapped inside a coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district
Jan 03, 2019
'Trapped Meghalaya miners should be brought out dead or alive': Supreme Court pulls up state govt over plight of workersThe Supreme Court on Thursday pulled up the Meghalaya government over the plight of the 15 miners who have been trapped in a rat hole coal mine since 13 December. The bench expressed its displeasure over the inadequate steps taken by the state to rescue the workers in the flooded quarry.
Dec 28, 2018
Meghalaya mine tragedy: Hope for survival of trapped miners rises as team of Indian Navy divers leaves for rescue operationHopes of evacuating 15 workers trapped in a flooded coal mine for over two weeks were raised on Friday with the impending arrival a diving team of the Navy along with specialised equipment, including high-pressure pumps.
Dec 28, 2018
Plight of trapped miners in Meghalaya raises important question: Just how low will mining elite stoop to make a profit?Only by a strange twist of fate will the miners — trapped in the flooded mine at Ksan in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills for over two weeks — survive the catastrophe
Dec 20, 2018
Number of miners trapped in 'rat-hole' coal mine in Meghalaya goes up to 15: 7 days on, incessant rain makes rescue ops trickyThe number of people trapped inside the rat-hole mines of East Jaintia Hills district of Meghalaya has gone up to 15. Reports confirmed the news as officials are still attempting to rescue the miners who have been tapped inside the illegal coal mines.
Sep 05, 2014
Thirty four miners trapped in Bosnia mine after earthqaukeThirty-four miners remained trapped inside a Bosnian coal mine on Friday after an earthquake triggered a gas explosion and caved in two tunnels.