Min­ing ac­ci­dent.

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A 56-year-old baux­ite miner was killed yes­ter­day after be­ing crushed by a boul­der in the cen­tral Greek re­gion of Am­fissa. The ac­ci­dent oc­curred while he was op­er­at­ing a ve­hi­cle in a mine shaft op­er­ated by the Del­phi-Dis­tomon com­pany. The man was rushed to hos­pi­tal, but was pro­nounced dead on ar­rival. The con­trac­tor, an en­gi­neer and the fore­man were ar­rested, and an in­ves­ti­ga­tion was launched to es­tab­lish a cause for the ac­ci­dent. The lo­cal la­bor cen­ter said that the part of the shaft where the in­ci­dent oc­curred did not ad­here to the nec­es­sary safety stan­dards.

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