Several injured in Bosnia coal mine accident

Author: Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, Published on: 23 March 2010

Fourteen miners were injured following rock burst at a coal mine in the Bosnian central town of Zenica…[F]our of them were hospitalised while the others were released. Two hospitalised miners are experiencing problems with respiratory organs after inhaling dust and the other two suffered head and neck injuries…The rock burst from pressure in the Raspotocje mine caused rock to fall from the walls and ceiling…Work at the mine had been stopped following the accident.

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