Body of trapped miner found in India

Rescue workers at the site of a mine in India, which filled with water and trapped 15 miners, have found a body.

The men entered an illegal coal pit in the north-eastern state of Meghalaya on 13 December. It is believed they were cut off when floodwater from a nearby river poured in.

There has since been no trace of the workers until Indian navy divers discovered the body with an underwater vehicle, at a depth of 160ft (48m).

Around 200 rescuers have been working at the mine, attempting to pump water out of the cave system.

The fate of the other miners remains unclear.

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