More blasts possible at NZ mine

Rescue teams are stuck waiting because of the risk of further explosions from the concentrated gas.

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    Twenty Seven men are missing, trapped underground after an explosion at a coal mine in New Zealand.

    The blast ripped through a tunnel more than 200 metres below the surface of the mine on New Zealand's South Island.

    It's now been a while since the explosion, but it's still too dangerous for rescue teams to go down the shaft.

    Al Jazeera's Bernard Smith reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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