Meghalaya Coal Mine

Rescue operation for trapped miners in Meghalaya called off due to rain

Six co-workers of the trapped miners escaped the tragedy as they were outside the mine at the time of the incident and they were escorted to their homes.

published on : 8th July 2021

Meghalaya coal mine mishap: No signs of miners, say rescuers as rain halts search operation

The excessive water, coupled with heavy rains for the past few days, made the task of the rescuers difficult.

published on : 4th June 2021

Coal mine mihsap: Work on to rescue five miners out of Meghalaya’s rat hole

The fate of five miners, who got trapped inside a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya, is still not known as the search and rescue operation on Tuesday was affected by the rains.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Meghalaya coal mine mishap: Rain affects rescue operation, state may seek NDRF help

East Jaintia Hills District Magistrate, E Kharmalki said some 35 personnel of the SDRF and the Fire Service were engaged in the operation.

published on : 1st June 2021

At least five miners feared trapped inside Meghalaya coal mine after mishap

Illegal rat-hole coal mining is allegedly rampant in Meghalaya despite a ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal in 2014.

published on : 31st May 2021

No trace of 13 people trapped in 'rat-hole' mine in Meghalaya, owner held

The depth of the coal mine, the tunnels therein and the presence of about 70 feet water underneath made the task of the divers difficult.

published on : 14th December 2018