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Miner's body pulled out of rat hole mine in Meghalaya after more than a month, many still trapped

Updated : January 24, 2019 08:36 PM IST

In a joint operation launched by Indian Navy and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), the body was pulled up to the surface on Thursday afternoon and handed over to the officer-in-charge of Saipung police station in presence of district administration officials.
The intensive 7-hour long retrieval operation began at 9am with rescue personnel from the NDRF, Indian Navy and Civil hospital going down the main shaft of the mine with necessary apparatus.
Miner's body pulled out of rat hole mine in Meghalaya after more than a month, many still trapped

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