India | As rescue stalls, illegal mining comes under the spotlight

As rescue stalls, illegal mining comes under the spotlight

Up to 15 illegal miners have been trapped underground for 13 days as debate about coal mining hots up

Meghalaya, India, December 27, 2018 6:37 PM (UTC+8)
Miners haul baskets of coal as they load a truck near Rymbai village in the northeastern state of Meghalaya. Photo: AFP/ Roberto Schmidt
Miners haul baskets of coal as they load a truck near Rymbai village in the northeastern state of Meghalaya. Photo: AFP/ Roberto Schmidt
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