Rescue operations continue in Meghalaya to rescue trapped miners Phot/ANI
Rescue operations continue in Meghalaya to rescue trapped miners Phot/ANI

Meghalaya: Operations continue to rescue miners

ANI | Updated: Jan 06, 2019 23:38 IST

Shillong [Meghalaya], Jan 6, (ANI): The operation continued in Meghalaya to rescue the miners who have been trapped in a mine at Ksan near Lyteiñ River in East Jaintia Hills.
Fire service operated their pumps for 7 hours and 6.30 hours respectively from shaft No. 2 and 3. One pump was started at 10:00 am and another pump was started at 10.30 am respectively.
The water from both the shafts reduced by 4 feet but due to heavy seepage from other shafts, the water level increased and only 2 feet water has been reduced. A total 12,15,000 litres water has so far been pumped out from both the shafts.
The Indian Navy divers and the NDRF jointly assisted the Coal India in their works. The miners have been stuck in the mine since December 13 last year.(ANI)

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