*By The Canadian Press*
BOGOTA — At least eight people have died and five are missing after an underground explosion at a coal mine in central Colombia.
Rescuers are attempting to locate.. CJME Also reported by •FOXNews.com
At least eight miners at an underground coal mine in Colombia have died and five more are missing after an explosion caused by methane gas, the national mining agency said on Saturday. Sydney Morning Herald Also reported by •The Age •Brisbane Times
The explosion took place on Friday in the Cucunuba municipality in Cundinamarca province, an area where illegal underground coal mining is widespread and accidents are not uncommon. DNA Also reported by •Reuters
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Netherlands’ foreign ministry says that two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped earlier this week by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released unharmed... Seattle Times Also reported by •CJME •FOXNews.com •France 24