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Posts published in “Day: January 4, 2019”

Teams continue pumping out of water from nearby shafts

HP NEWS SERVICE Shillong, Jan 3: The team of the Odisha Fire Service today pumped out water from two shafts nearby the flooded coal pit at Khloo Ryngksan in Lumthari village of East Jaintia Hills where 15 miners have been trapped since December 13. Dewatering of the flooded mine is needed so that the divers could dive to the bottom of the 370-feet deep coal pit and retrieve the bodies of the miners. According to spokesman of the rescue team, Reginald Susngi, at around 5:10 pm today, the personnel of the Odisha Fire Service stopped their pumps and in the…