29 Miners Still Missing Following Coal Mine Blast In NZ
In This Photo: Ean Higgins
Journalist Ean Higgins of The Australian newspaper asks a question during a media briefing on November 24, 2010 in Greymouth, New Zealand. Police authorities confirmed two Australians, two Britons, and a South African are amongst the New Zealand mine crew reported missing following a blast at the mine 50 kilometers north of Greymouth on New Zealand's west coast on November 19. There has been no contact with the missing miners since the blast and specialist safety rescue crews are on standby until air and gas levels are cleared as safe for the rescue operation to commence.
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