At least 11 dead in Colombia coal mine explosion: official

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Published: 2023-03-15 16:38

Last Updated: 2024-05-27 19:44


At least 11 dead in Colombia coal mine explosion: official
At least 11 dead in Colombia coal mine explosion: official

At least 11 people died and ten more remain trapped following a coal mine explosion in central Colombia, the governor of Cundinamarca department said Wednesday.

The accident in the municipality of Sutatausa occurred due to an accumulation of gases that exploded after a worker's tool caused a spark, Governor Nicolas Garcia told Blu Radio.

This is a developing story.