Mexico coalmine explosion traps at least 13-media

by Reuters
Tuesday, 3 May 2011 16:44 GMT

MEXICO CITY, May 3 (Reuters) - At least 13 miners were trapped underground after an explosion on Tuesday at a coalmine in northern Mexico, Mexican media reported.

The owner of the mine, located in Sabinas municipality in Coahuila state, was not identified.

Sixty-five miners were killed in an accident at the Pasta de Conchos mine in Coahuila state in 2006. The bodies of most of the victims were never recovered. (Reporting by Robert Campbell; Editing by Dale Hudson)

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