Six employees of SECL coal mines still missing
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Last Updated: Saturday, May 08, 2010, 21:15
Korba: Two days after a blast at coal mine of South Eastern Coalfield at Chiimiri, six employees were still missing, officials said Saturday.

SECL president M P Dixit said the explosion at the coal mine at Anjani Hills in Korea district of Chhattisgarh on Thursday had killed six people including a deputy general manager while six persons had gone missing.

The rescue team tried to enter the mine yesterday as well as today but could not go far due to fire.

Dixit said two experts from Central Mining Research Institute, New Delhi have been called while two officials from Coal India, Nagpur have already arrived to offer expertise in rescue operation.


First Published: Saturday, May 08, 2010, 21:15

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