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Posts published in “Day: February 28, 2019”

Body pulled out of flooded coal mine

HP NEWS SERVICE A combined team of the Indian Navy and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) today pulled out a second body from the 370-feet deep flooded coal mine at Khloo Ryngksan near Lumthari village in East Jaintia Hills district where 13 miners still remain trapped since December 13, 2018. The highly decomposed unidentified body was pulled to the water surface by the Indian Navy’s underwater remotely operated vehicle (UROV) and then taken out in a bucket-type container to the higher grounds at 1:20 pm, a rescue official said. The miner’s body was detected by the underwater UROV yesterday evening…