Divers Locate One Body In Flooded Indian Mine After 35 Days

www.oann.com | 1/17/2019 | Staff
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GUWAHATI, India (Reuters) – Indian navy divers found the body of one of 15 miners who went missing in a flooded coal mine in a remote corner of the country more than a month ago, officials said on Thursday.

Rescuers have been struggling to pump water out of the 370-feet-deep illegal “rat-hole” coal mine in the northeastern state of Meghalaya, where the men have been trapped for 35 days.

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“One body has been detected by Indian Navy divers using a remotely operated underwater vehicle at a depth of 160 feet,” the navy said on Twitter.

“The body has been pulled up to the mouth of the rat-hole and shall be extracted...
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