• Around 35 workers rescued after explosion in German mine

    Around 35 workers rescued after explosion in German mine

    World | November 09, 2019 7:00 IST

    The mine was shut down in 1982 after being used for about 80 years to extract potash salt. During the last 15 years, the mine have been converted into a "stowing mine" in order to protect the surface "by backfilling the subterranean caverns of the former mine", according to the mine's operating company.