Poisonous gas leaks in Dhanbad coal mines, 190 miners rescued

Altogether 191 miners were inside the mines when the incident occurred at Jeetpur colliery, around 35 kms away from here, last evening, they said. "It was a minor problem. The gas leakage has been sealed timely and miners are safe now," K L S Rao, general manager of the colliery, a subsidiary unit of the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), said.

Rao, along with officials and rescue team, entered the mines and sealed the leakage. A probe is on in the incident.

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