Two die in mine explosion El Progreso Ecuador

Posted on April 17, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Mining

The explosion at a mine in the area known as Playas, The Progresso of the parish, county Passage this morning caused the death of two people.

Miners Chauza Edison Javier Moreno, 21, and Fernando Jaramillo Andres Maldonado, 24, are the victim of the explosion at 06:00 on Tuesday.

Co-workers of the victims said about 115 meters deep in the mine had to make a blast in the exploration, the explosion was heard but they did not leave. Read Article

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