Tuesday 18 April 2017

Bunker collapse kills two at Indian coal mine.

Two workers have died at the Singareni Collieries mine in Bhadradri Kothagudem District, Telangana State, India, after a storage bunker collapsed onto them while they were loading a truck, after 9.30 am local time on Tuesday 18 April 2017. The men have been identified as Pavan Kumar, 31, and Raghupal Reddy, 32.

The approximate location of the Singareni Collieries mine. Google Maps.

Union officials at the state-owned mine have blamed negligence by the site's management for the accident. The incident is being investigated by local police.

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