Meghalaya mine: Navy suspends retrieving decomposed body

Last week, Indian divers had spotted the body of one of the 15 miners with the help of footage from an underwater remotely operated vehicle. The Navy said it was suspending the retrieval of the decomposed body as it was coming off in pieces with every pull. Read More
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Meghalaya: Navy finds body of a trapped miner after over a month

The Indian Navy divers working on the rescue operations spotted a body of a person more than a month after 15 labourers were trapped inside an illegal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills. Read More
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One month on, no headway in finding trapped Meghalaya miners

A month after the collapse and flooding of an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, the rescue operation still continues despite no hopes of the survival of the 15 workers trapped in the “rat hole”. Read More
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Meghalaya miners: Huge pump being deployed in rescue op

All hopes for the trapped miners are now pinned on a huge pump from state miner Coal India Ltd, which is being deployed on a concrete platform near the mine. Read More
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Meghalaya: Supreme Court ‘dissatisfied’ over mine rescue op

The Supreme Court, on Thursday, while expressing concern for miners trapped in an illegal coal mine since December 13, has asked Meghalaya government as why it has not succeeded in rescuing miners until now. Read More
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Meghalaya mine rescue: Pumps will take ‘4 more days to arrive’

There seems to be little hope at the end of the tunnel for the 15 miners who remain trapped in the rat-hole Ksan coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district since December 13. And, that little hope seems to be rapidly fading now. Read More
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