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Eleven killed, four injured in coal mine explosion in Colombia

Christian Fernsby ▼ | April 5, 2020
A methane explosion at a coal mine in the central Colombian department of Cundinamarca has damaged three nearby mines and caused the collapse of one of them, resulting in 11 deaths, local media reported.
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According to the Colombian newspaper El Tiempo, citing the head of the local risk management department, four miners were injured.

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The bodies were retrieved by Technical Investigation Corps' agents, the media outlet added. Per a preliminary investigation, the incident was caused by an explosion of methane and coal dust.