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Meghalaya: Another Decomposed Body of Trapped Miner Detected
A few days after retrieving the decomposed body of one of the 15 miners trapped in an illegal coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, the Indian Navy diving team on Saturday has found second body. As per a Navy spokesperson, the body has been detected 280 ft inside the 370-foot deep rat-hole mine. The operation to rescue the miners entered the 45th day on Saturday. On Thursday, the Indian Navy and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) pulled the first body out of the mine’s shaft, nine days after it was spotted. It has been identified to be of Amir Hussain of Assam’s Chirang district, East Jaintia Hills District Deputy Commissioner FM Dopth informed on Friday.