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At least eleven die in Colombia coal mine explosion

At least eleven miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and two remain missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the government said on Saturday.

Jun 25, 2017, 08:49 AM IST

Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

Colombian coal production hit a record 90 million tons last year, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy.

 

Jun 24, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

China coal mine blast: Death toll rises to 32

The death toll from a coal mine blast in China's Mongolia region has risen to 32.

Dec 04, 2016, 10:07 AM IST

Nine killed by toxic gases in China

Nine people were killed and 12 others injured by toxic gas following a blast in a coal mine in southwest China's Yunnan Province.

Apr 26, 2015, 16:24 PM IST

10 killed in coal mine blast in China

Ten people have been killed in a gas explosion at a coal mine in central China`s Hunan Province, local authorities said today.

Jun 03, 2013, 13:16 PM IST

Coal mine blast in China kills 28

An explosion at a coal mine in China’s north eastern province resulted in death of 28 people on Friday night.

Mar 30, 2013, 11:10 AM IST

Seven dead in China coal mine blast

Seven workers died in China`s Shanxi province when a gas explosion occurred in a coal mine, authorities said Monday.

Jan 07, 2013, 22:55 PM IST

Coal mine blast kill six in China

At least six people were killed in a coal mine explosion in central China.

Dec 18, 2012, 11:06 AM IST

13 injured in coal mine blast in China; 22 trapped

A gas explosion rocked a coal mine in southwest China injuring 13 workers who were working at the site, even as 22 miners remained trapped.

Sep 24, 2012, 20:28 PM IST

29 dead in China coal mine blast

A total of 35 miners were working in the mine when the incident happened.

Oct 30, 2011, 11:58 AM IST

Death toll rises to 17 in China coal mine blast

The death toll from a coal mine explosion in southwestern China has risen to 17.

Oct 05, 2011, 13:42 PM IST

Toll in Colombia coal mine blast reaches 73

Colombian President has ordered an investigation into the incident.

Jun 25, 2010, 11:18 AM IST

46 killed in China coal mine blast: Report

All 46 miners who were missing after an explosion in a China coal mine have been confirmed dead.

Jun 21, 2010, 10:08 AM IST

Coal mine blast toll rises to nine in Korba

With the recovery of
one more body, the death toll in the South Eastern Coalfield
Limited (SECL) blast here today rose to nine, officials said.

May 10, 2010, 23:20 PM IST

25 dead in worst mine blast since 1984 in W Virginia

An explosion at a coal mine with a history of safety problems killed 25 workers and at least four others were missing early Tuesday more than a thousand feet underground in the worst U.S. mine disaster since 1984.

Apr 06, 2010, 13:20 PM IST

16 bodies found after coal mine blast in Slovakia

16 bodies have been recovered from a Slovak coal mine following a fire and explosion, and four other people are also believed to have died, authorities said.

Aug 12, 2009, 11:15 AM IST