RAT-HOLE TRAP

DNA (Delhi) - - INDIA -

„ The mine, atop a hillock fully cov­ered with trees in Jain­tia Hills dis­trict, was flooded when wa­ter from the nearby Letein river gushed into it, trap­ping 15 min­ers.

„ Rat-hole min­ing in­volves dig­ging of nar­row tun­nels, usu­ally 3-4-ft high, for work­ers to en­ter & ex­tract coal

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