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All 29 miners trapped in the Pike River Coal Mine in New Zealand are dead after a second explosion, according to the leaders of the recovery operation.
Pike River CEO Peter Whittall said he was looking at CCTV footage when the second blast occurred.
Originally posted by Dark Ghost
Another link to the story can be found here: All miners dead after second explosion
Condolences to all the family and friends affected by this tragedy.
Currently the cause of the second explosion is unknown.
Originally posted by LoneGunMan
Sorry to here this terrible news.
Condolences from myself and I am sure the rest of my country (USA) to your countrymen and those of NZ.
Originally posted by remrem
Very sad day in NZ. This was a gas mine.
On the news it was mentioned that a report came out 3 years ago warning of safety issues.