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Latest Pasta de Conchos mine disaster Stories

2006-02-28 17:48:17

By Catherine Bremer MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Vicente Fox is under fire for his handling of a coal mine disaster that left hundreds of relatives waiting days for news of 65 men killed in an underground explosion.

2006-02-26 14:24:37

By Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Relatives of 65 workers killed in a Mexico coal mine explosion abandoned an emotional week-long vigil at the mine's gates on Sunday after finally being told all the men were dead.

2006-02-25 21:39:16

By Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - The 65 men trapped by a Mexican coal mine explosion six days ago cannot possibly have survived their ordeal underground and are all dead, mine owners said on Saturday.

2006-02-25 17:45:38

SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - The 65 men trapped underground by a Mexican coal mine explosion six days ago have no chance of survival, the company that owns the mine said on Saturday.

2006-02-25 12:32:14

By Frank Jack Daniel and Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - A six-day search for 65 workers trapped in a Mexican coal mine has been suspended but dozens of relatives refused to leave the mine entrance on Saturday, hoping for a miracle.

2006-02-24 21:16:09

By Frank Jack Daniel and Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Rescuers suspended the search on Friday for 65 men trapped by a Mexican coal mine explosion as high levels of methane gas threatened a new disaster and all but ended chances of finding survivors.

2006-02-24 20:25:13

By Frank Jack Daniel and Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Rescue teams suspended the search on Friday for 65 men trapped by a Mexican coal mine explosion as high levels of methane gas threatened the search crews and battered hopes of finding survivors.

2006-02-24 19:12:40

By Frank Jack Daniel and Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Relatives of 65 men trapped by a Mexican coal mine explosion were close to giving up hope on Friday after tests showed toxic gas had surely killed many of them.

2006-02-24 13:50:22

By Frank Jack Daniel and Monica Medel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - Hopes of finding survivors from a Mexican coal mine accident dimmed on Friday after authorities said they had evidence that indicated half of the 65 missing miners probably were dead.

2006-02-23 23:29:32

By Frank Jack Daniel SAN JUAN DE SABINAS, Mexico (Reuters) - As many as 25 men trapped in a Mexican coal mine after a huge explosion five days ago were believed to be dead on Thursday as hope dimmed of finding any of the 65 missing miners alive.


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