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One Killed in CIL SECL Coal Mine Blast in Koriya

Coal News - Published on Thu, 25 Jun 2020

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A 58-year-old miner was killed in an explosion at an underground coal mine in Chhattisgarh's Koriya district on Wednesday. The incident took place at around 2 AM at South Eastern Coalfields Limited's Kurasia underground mine in Chirmiri area. The blast occurred when Dhaneshwar Das was laying explosives on the coal bed after drilling holes into it. As per preliminary information, when Das was placing the dynamite, another explosive fitted in the same place by a driller in the previous shift, exploded killing him on the spot

An enquiry has been ordered into the incident and a separate probe will be conducted by the director general of mines safety

The police have registered a case in this connection and further investigations are underway

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Posted By : Yogender Pancholi on Thu, 25 Jun 2020
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