After Meghalaya, Four Miners Dead In Illegal Mine In Nagaland

Guwahati: 

Four miners have been killed inside a coal mine in Nagaland. The mine is in a remote village close to the border with Assam. The incident comes over two months after at least 15 miners were trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya.

While it is still unclear how exactly the miners died, officials are examining two possibilities – that they died either due to a massive mudslide inside the mine, or that they inhaled poisonous gas inside the mine.

The dead bodies were handed over to family members without autopsies being done. Officials claimed that the families of the men were not allowing it.   

There is no official confirmation on whether the mine – in Yonglok village in Nagaland’s Longleng district, about 250 km from state capital Kohima – is a “rat-hole” mine or an open-cast mine.

Sign Up for Our Newsletters

Get notified of the best deals on our WordPress themes.

You May Also Like

Nationwide Manhunt For Suspect Behind Pipe Bombs Sent To Democrats, CNN

The discovery of five pipe bombs mailed to prominent Democrats, CNN and…

The Power of Raw, Honest Stories About Money

ImageFrom left, the financial advice authors Gaby Dunn, Chanel Reynolds and Vicki…

JPMorgan Chase Moves to Be First Big U.S. Bank With Its Own Cryptocurrency

In 2017, Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase’s chief executive, declared Bitcoin a “fraud”…

“Belligerent” Brett Kavanaugh Started Bar Fight During College: Classmate

Future Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and two fellow Yale University students…