An explosion in a coal mine in Colombia


Sardinata, January 26. Explosion in Colombian coal mine La Preciosa, that rocked today, resulted in the deaths of at least four miners, said the mayor of the town located near Sardinata Yamilov Rangel.

Accurate data on the number of victims of the accident yet. Various sources report that killed 15 to 20 people, reports Injuries six miners.

Earlier it was reported that after the explosion under the rubble were 30 miners. According to preliminary data, the cause of the accident was a fire in the mine methane accumulated.

At the La Preciosa mine has already occurred incidents were fatal. In 2007, it killed 32 people in 2010 — six.


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