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Divers hunt flooded Indian mine for missing men

Divers hunt flooded Indian mine for missing men

Indian navy divers on Sunday launched an operation to find 15 men trapped for more than two weeks in a flooded "rat-hole" coal mine in remote northeast India, police said.

Thousands march in Australia against Indian mogul's coal mine plan

Thousands march in Australia against Indian mogul's coal mine plan

Thousands of people marched in Australian cities Saturday to protest against Indian mining giant Adani's controversial plan to construct a new coal mine in central Queensland.

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

China chemical plant blast kills 19, injures 12

It comes amid a drive to strengthen industrial safety, with China ramping up checks over the last year.

Two miners dead, three missing after quake at Polish coal mine

Two miners dead, three missing after quake at Polish coal mine

Rescue teams have confirmed the death of a second Polish coal miner and are searching for three more trapped nearly a kilometre underground after a quake, the chief executive of the mine owner said.

Coal mine deaths climb to 23 in southwest Pakistan

Coal mine deaths climb to 23 in southwest Pakistan

The death toll from Saturday's coal mine blast and landslides in southwest Pakistan climbed to 23 on Sunday, officials said, after ending their rescue operation.

Seven Polish miners missing after quake hits coal mine

Seven Polish miners missing after quake hits coal mine

Two of seven Polish coal miners who had been missing after a strong quake hit a mine on Saturday have been rescued hurt but conscious, state news agency PAP reported.

Blast traps at least 26 miners in Iran

Blast traps at least 26 miners in Iran

An explosion at a mine in northern Iran on Wednesday left at least 26 workers trapped in a mile-long tunnel filled with gas that hampered rescue efforts, media reports said.

Russian mine disaster toll climbs to 36

Russian mine disaster toll climbs to 36

The death toll in Russia's worst mining disaster in years climbed to 36 as officials said 26 workers missing following methane explosions at the pit in the country's frozen Arctic north could not have survived.