Three arrested over Turkish mine explosion

The Turkey police have arrested three persons involved in the Soma mine explosion, on account of multiple deaths due to the entry of carbon monoxide gas into the tunnels.

Turkey mine clashes pile pressure on Erdogan

Soma: Turkish police clashed with thousands of anti-government protesters angered by the deaths of at least 283 workers in the country`s worst mining disaster, piling pressure on Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Maharashtra: Two killed in explosion at WCL mine in Chandrapur

Two miners, including a project manager, were killed and three others injured in an explosion at opencast mine of Western Coalfields Limited in Chandrapur district of east Maharashtra on Sunday, a top executive said.

Robot snag dims hopes for trapped N Zealand miners

Hopes were fading for 29 men missing after a New Zealand mine explosion, as angry relatives expressed frustration at the stalled rescue operation.

70 miners feared dead in Colombia explosion

About 70 miners were feared dead in a Colombian coal mine explosion.

China says 42 dead, 66 trapped in mine explosion

A gas explosion tore through a state-run coal mine in northern China on Saturday, killing 42 people and leaving 66 others trapped underground as rescuers worked hastily to save them.