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Mine collapse in jharkhand 40-50 workers trapped

 2016-12-30 05:05:52.0

mine_collapsed_jharkhand_workers-trapped Jharkhand: Mine collapse in jharkhand several workers are feared and trapped in a coal mine. late evening on Thursday in the Lal Matia colliery of Godda district in Jharkhand. While initial reports put the number of trapped to be around 10, a CISF official told that around 40-50 workers are suspected to be trapped inside the debris along with some machinery of a private company operating in the coal mine. The coal mine is owned by Eastern Coalfields, a subsidiary of the government-owned Coal India Limited. the rescue operation is underway and that an NDRF team from Patna is already on its way to the site of the accident. mine-l-ani According to sources, Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das directed the DGP and chief secretary to initiate relief and rescue operations at the earliest. �As of now, there are different versions of how many machines, vehicles and people are trapped. Relief and rescue operations are being initiated,� a police official told this. Injured people are admitted to hospital and the treatment is �being provided.

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