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14 miners trapped in Saunda colliery

June 15, 2005 16:08 IST

Fourteen miners were trapped inside Central Coalfields Ltd's Saunda colliery in Hazaribagh in Jharkhand on Wednesday after the mine's roof collapsed and water gushed in flooding the colliery.

Sources at CIL headquarters said the 14 people trapped included two supervisors.

Rescue operations have been launched.

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