New Delhi: The body of one of the 15 mine workers trapped inside a coal mine in Meghalaya’s East Jaintia Hills district was found by a team of Navy personnel on Thursday.
The body was brought to the mouth of the rat-hole mine, Navy officials said, adding the rescue operations were going on.
The officials said the body was spotted inside the rate-hole mine and naval divers brought it to its mouth.
The 15 went to work at the mine in Meghalaya on December 13 and have been underground ever since.
A team of about 100 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) experts have been camping at the mine site but their operations were hampered by lack of sophisticated equipment.