Monday, April 05, 2010

At least 7 dead at Massey mine; rescuers seek 19

"Rescuers began a race against the clock late Monday night, trying to find 19 miners who remained unaccounted for at a Massey Energy mine after a huge explosion rocked the Southern West Virginia operation and killed at least seven workers," Ken Ward Jr. and Kathryn Gregory report for The Charleston Gazette. (Photo by The Associated Press)  "Details remained sketchy for hours after the disaster, which occurred at about 3 p.m. at Massey Energy subsidiary Performance Coal Co.'s Upper Big Branch Mine-South in Raleigh County." (Read more)

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