Local officials and Colombia''s Red Cross said five bodies had been recovered. Yamile Rangel, mayor of Sardinata municipality, said 16 people were still trapped in the mine but Red Cross officials said there was little chance of them being ... In
The blast may have been caused by an accumulation of methane gas, said Yamil Rangel, the mayor of Sardinata. The mine is located about an hour outside Sardinata in the Norte de Santander province, which borders Venezuela. Mines Minister Carlos
Colombia Coal mine blast traps at least 30. 27/01/2011 04:54:00. Decrease font Enlarge font. At least 30 miners were trapped by an explosion in a coal mine in northeastern Colombia, the mayor of the town of Sardinata said yesterday. ... but she did
Colombia: 5 Killed, 15 Trapped In Sardinata Mine Blast. By Indranil Khan. At least five people were killed, five injured another sixteen people still trapped inside the La Preciosa mine in Sardinata, 250 miles (400 kilometers) northeast ...
NEW: There are conflicting reports on fatalities; The blast happened near Colombia's border with Venezuela; A build-up of methane gas may be to blame, governor says. (CNN) — A mine explosion has killed several people and trapped others ...
In the mine there are between 13 and 19 workers trapped," she said in the latest update.The explosion may have been caused by an accumulation of methane gas, Rangel said. Blast worries slow efforts at Colombia mine, 70 feared dead ...