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6 dead in W. Va. coal mine blast

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Kappes03, Apr 5, 2010.

  1. Apr 5, 2010 at 3:35 PM
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    Kappes03

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    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - An explosion at an underground West Virginia coal mine on Monday killed at least six people and left 21 unaccounted for, the state mining director said.
    Ron Wooten said the blast was first reported around 3 p.m. at Massey Energy's Upper Big Branch mine in Raleigh County, about 30 miles south of Charleston. The mine is operated by subsidiary Performance Coal Co.
    The company did not provide details on the extent of the damage.


    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/36183425/ns/us_news-life?GT1=43001
     
  2. Apr 5, 2010 at 3:47 PM
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  3. Apr 5, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    Just found out about this, definitely hits home for me. Keep em in your prayers guys
     
  5. Apr 5, 2010 at 7:01 PM
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    just now got word of that. sad indeed.. rip to all the workers. condolences to the families involved
     
  6. Apr 5, 2010 at 7:04 PM
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  7. Apr 5, 2010 at 7:30 PM
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    yahoo just said there are 7 dead 19 missing still :( hope they find the guys
     
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    I worked in a mine for 7 years and mine rescue for 4 of those years.
    Hate to hear these mine disasters.
     
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    My wifes family lives back there. Dangerous line of work. Hopefully some of them make it out alive.
     
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