Tuesday, Apr 16 2024 | Time 23:17 Hrs(IST)
image
World


Mine collapse leaves 15 dead in Venezuela

Mine collapse leaves 15 dead in Venezuela

Caracas, Feb 22 (UNI) Fifteen people were killed and 11 others injured after a mine collapsed in La Paragua, the city of Angostura in the country's southeastern Bolivar state, said Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday night.
Search and rescue teams continue to be deployed in the area by ground and air to find trapped miners after the unfortunate incident, the president added.
"We immediately dispatched all the civil defense teams, together with the governor of Bolivar state
Angel Marcano, we would strengthen the rescue phase," Maduro said via state television.
Maduro added that preliminary investigations have determined that the collapse of the mine occurred after some drilling and "collapsed to a depth of 30 meters."
UNI/XINHUA ARN

More News

US treasury won’t hesitate to work with allies to sanction Iran

16 Apr 2024 | 6:33 PM

Washington, April 16 (UNI) US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Tuesday that the Treasury “will not hesitate to work with our allies” to continue to sanction Iran, according to an advance copy of her speech provided to the press.

see more..

Tanzania-flagged vessel on fire in Singaporean waters, all crews rescued

16 Apr 2024 | 5:30 PM

Dodoma, April 16 (UNI) Tanzania-flagged freighter LAYAR ANGGUN 8 reported fire onboard in Singapore's territorial waters Tuesday afternoon, according to a statement from the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA).

see more..

Australian police declare Sydney church stabbing terrorist attack

16 Apr 2024 | 4:37 PM

Sydney, April 16 (UNI) The recent stabbing in an Assyrian Orthodox church in Sydney has been declared a terrorist attack with possible religious motives, Commissioner of the Australian Federal Police Reece Kershaw said on Tuesday.

see more..

Road accident kills one, injures 20 in Afghan

16 Apr 2024 | 3:20 PM

Kabul, Apr 16 (UNI) One commuter lost his life and 20 others sustained injuries as a minibus turned turtle in west Afghanistan's Badghis province on Tuesday, provincial government spokesman Qari Hanzala Jawandi said.

see more..

Fire breaks out at US plant producing shells for Ukraine

16 Apr 2024 | 3:09 PM

Washington, April 16 (UNI) A fire has broken out at a military plant in the US city of Scranton, Pennsylvania, that has been producing munitions, including artillery and mortar shells, for supply to Ukraine, US media reported on Tuesday.

see more..
image