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Jharkhand: At least five dead, many feared trapped as three illegal coal mines collapse in Dhanbad

Scroll | 02/02/2022 01:16 PM | Click to read full article

At least five people have died and many others are feared to be trapped as three abandoned coal mines collapsed during an illegal mining operation in Jharkhand’s Dhanbad district.

Dhanbad SDM Prem Tiwari said that among the deceased were three women and a girl employed with the Gopinathpur Open Cast Project that falls under mining company Eastern Coalfields in the Nirsa police station area.