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Indian Navy, Odisha firefighters conduct joint operation to rescue Meghalaya miners

Dec 29, 2018 15:46 IST
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An assessment team from Kirloskar Pumps (KBL) in Kolkata arrived at the remote site of the accident in Meghalaya on Thursday evening at the behest of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor, whose party is in the opposition in the state.15 miners are trapped in the flooded rat-hole Ksan coal mines in East Jaintia Hills district since December 13.

The Meghalaya government has said it will not call off the rescue operation to evacuate the 15 miners trapped inside a coal pit for the last 15 days in the remote Ksan mining area in East Jaintia Hills district.