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Meghalaya: Two dead and one missing after coal mine collapses in Mooknor

East Jaintia Hills Is Same The Area Where At Least 15 Miners Are Trapped In An Illegal Coal Mine Since December 13. Its Owner Has Been Arrested.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 07 Jan 2019, 12:27:46 AM

New Delhi:

At least two persons were killed and one missing after a coal mine collapsed in Mooknor on Sunday. S Nongtnger, superintendent of police, East Jaintia Hills, said: "It is suspected that boulders hit them while they were trying to extract coal. The investigation is underway to identify the owner of the quarry." East Jaintia Hills is same the area where at least 15 miners are trapped in an illegal coal mine since December 13. Its  owner has been arrested. 

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First Published : 06 Jan 2019, 11:16:03 PM