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4 women killed after closed coal mine caved in


4 women killed after closed coal mine caved in

Betul (M.P.), Jan 08 (ANI): At least four women were killed after a closed coal mine caved in Madhya Pradesh;s Betul. The cave-in occurred when they were illegally mining.

A portion of decommissioned coal mine Satpura-2 of Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) caved-in leading to the tragic accident. Initially five women were trapped under the debris and one of them could be saved.

The injured woman has been admitted to hospital for treatment. Bodies of the deceased have recovered and handed over to their families.

The district administration has announced Rs 20,000 ex gratia each to kin of deceased.

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