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Miners Trapped

Rescue operations for 15 trapped in 370-foot-deep Meghalaya mine since 12 days put on hold

Seven of the 15 trapped victims hail from two villages in Aman's constituency in West Garo Hills district.

Dec 25, 2018, 10:27 AM IST

Major fire at a mine in Chandrapur; over 70 miners rescued

A major fire broke out at Sinhala Mines in Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) here on Saturday morning and around 70 miners trapped inside were rescued by firefighters, a senior official said.

Sep 13, 2014, 23:30 PM IST

Gas blast traps 17 in China coal mine

At least 17 miners remain trapped in a coal mine in China after a gas blast, media reported Sunday.

Jul 06, 2014, 11:05 AM IST

About 200 gold-diggers still trapped in South Africa mine

About 200 illegal miners were still trapped underground in an abandoned gold mine east of Johannesburg but were refusing to be brought up for fear of arrest, authorities said Monday.

Feb 17, 2014, 11:31 AM IST

All four bodies brought out from Dhanbad coal mine

Search for the four trapped miners ended after 28 hours with the recovery of three more bodies on Tuesday from the Basantimata coal mine here, the roof of which had caved in.

Nov 12, 2013, 18:09 PM IST

Mine accident in China, eight killed

At least eight miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in north China`s Shanxi province were found dead on Saturday.

Aug 04, 2012, 12:19 PM IST

Jharkhand: Trapped BCCL miners rescued

At least 22 miners of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) in Jharkhand have been rescued, an official said.

Jul 31, 2012, 23:10 PM IST

Hope runs out for Meghalaya`s trapped `rat-hole` miners

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team Friday called off the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in Meghalaya since July 6.

Jul 13, 2012, 15:34 PM IST

15 miners trapped, rescue operation launched

At least 15 miners are trapped in a private coal pit in remote South Garo Hills district of Meghalaya since Friday and a rescue operation has been launched by National Disaster and Rescue Force on Thursday.

Jul 12, 2012, 13:48 PM IST