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Rescue operation for trapped miners in Meghalaya called off due to rain

Shillong: Thirty-nine days after five miners were trapped in a flooded coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district, the state government has called off the rescue operation due to incessant rainfall, an official said on Thursday. After three bodies could be retrieved from inside the mine since mid-June, the district administration was forced to take […]