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Navy divers airlifted from Vizag to rescue trapped miners in Meghalaya
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Navy divers airlifted from Vizag to rescue trapped miners in Meghalaya

New Delhi, Dec 28: Indian Navy on Friday airlifted its 15-member diving team from Visakhapatnam to assist in the rescue operations which is underway in Meghalaya for the missing miners.

The team is carrying specialized diving equipment including a re-compression chamber and remotely operated vehicles capable of searching underwater, an Indian Navy spokesperson said.

The team is expected to join the rescue effort on Saturday morning.

15 miners are trapped in a 370-feet-deep illegal coal mine in Ksan area of Lumthari village in Meghalaya since December 13. (UNI)