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8 coal miners killed in Colombia from underground blast

*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

Explosion at Colombia coal mine kills at least eight

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 AgeBrisbane Times

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Eight killed, five missing in Colombia coal mine blast

Colombian coal production hit a record 90 million tons last year, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy.  
Zee News Also reported by •IndiaTimesDNA

At least eight miners die in explosion at Colombia coal mine

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

Dutch journalists freed by Colombian rebels

Marxist rebels in Colombia say they have freed two Dutch journalists captured five days ago in the country’s northeast. The ELN group says the

Dutch journalists who were kidnapped by leftist rebels in Colombia 'released'

The Dutch foreign ministry says that two journalists who were kidnapped by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released.

Colombia's ELN frees two Dutch journalists

Officials say Derk Bolt and Eugenio Marie, abducted earlier this week, released in rural area in Norte de Santander.
Al Jazeera Also reported by •BBC News

News24.com | 2 killed, 11 missing after Colombia mine explosion

An explosion at a central Colombian coal mine killed at least two people, as rescuers scrambled to find another 11 who are still missing, authorities say, updating earlier figures.

Colombian rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists

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 •CJMEFOXNews.comFrance 24

Dutch FM Bert Koenders confirms &#039;good news&#039; reporters freed in Colombia

Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders Saturday confirmed that two reporters had been freed by ELN rebels in Colombia, saying it was "very good news."
Zee News

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