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Jharkhand: Road caves in near temporarily closed coal mine in Dhanbad, no trapping or injuries reported

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Thursday, April 21, 2022, 03:40 PM IST

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A 60-feet road caved in near a temporarily closed coal mine in Dhanbad, reported news agency ANI.

"60-feet 'kachcha' road collapsed at around 8:30am in Dhanbad near the temporarily closed mining lease area of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL). No trapping or any death/injury has been found till now or appears likely," Deputy Commissioner Dhanbad told news agency ANI.

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In February, atleast five people were reportedly killed after an illegal coal mine in Jharkhand's Dhanbad caved in.

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Published on: Thursday, April 21, 2022, 02:30 PM IST