Rescue operations at a coal mine in central Colombia that collapsed earlier this week ended Thursday and officers mentioned the accident had left 21 employees lifeless.
The mine close to the city of Sutatausa collapsed late Tuesday following an explosion that blocked a number of of its entrances. Rescue groups labored nonstop for greater than 30 hours to seek out survivors and retrieve our bodies.
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Nicolás García, the governor of Cundinamarca province, mentioned 9 employees survived the accident and had been launched from hospital, whereas the kinfolk of miners who had been killed had been receiving psychological help. Officials mentioned the entire employees who had been on the mine on the time of the accident had been accounted for.
Mining accidents are frequent in Colombia, significantly in coal and gold mines. Last 12 months 117 accidents had been registered at mines all through the nation by the National Mining Agency, which says that 146 employees had been killed in these incidents.
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