bogota - A gas explosion in a mine in Colombia has cost at least eleven miners a living. Two people are still missing and one was injured by the blast, the Colombian authorities announced on Saturday.
The explosion took place in the municipality of Cucunuba in the central province of Cundinamarca that day. According to the National Mining Agency, the explosion was caused by an accumulation of methane in the coal mine, reports the newspaper El Tiempo.
More than 40 rescue workers are busy in the weather to find the last two compels.