40 Workers Feared Trapped In Columbian Mine

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- A mayor says there has been an explosion at a coal mine in Colombia and some workers are feared trapped.
Sardinata Mayor Yamile Rangel Calderon tells The Associated Press that so far "we only know that there was an explosion and that about 40 workers work there."
She says there are no firm details on the number of injured or whether there are any dead at the La Preciosa mine in Norte de Santander province. Rescue workers and police are trying to reach the area.

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