Six killed as coal mine collapses in Tkibuli, Georgia

TBILISI, DFWatch–Six miners died when a coal mine collapsed in Tkibuli, Georgia Thursday morning. A further three were injured and brought to hospital, where they remained at press time. The immediate cause of the incident is still to be determined. According to a statement by the Ministry of Internal Affairs, ‘a wall in the tunnels […]

Posted at 12:54 PM on April 6, 2018 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Mine Disasters | Tagged: , , , , , , | Continue reading

4 killed, 2 injured in coal mine accident

At least four labourers were killed while two others left injured coal mine collapsed due to explosions in Tilla Jogian area within the jurisdiction of Domeli Police Station yesterday. According to the police, six labourers were busy digging coal late at night in the mine when all of a sudden part of the mine collapsed […]

Posted at 4:05 PM on April 1, 2018 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Mine Disasters | Tagged: , , , , , , | Continue reading

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Mark Nowak is the author of Shut Up Shut Down (Coffee House Press, 2004), a New York Times  “Editor’s Choice,” and Coal Mountain Elementary (Coffee House Press, 2009), which Howard Zinn called “a stunning educational tool.” He is a 2010 Guggenheim fellow, a recipient of the Freedom Plow Award for Poetry & Activism from Split This Rock (2015) and a Lannan Literary Fellow (2015). A native of Buffalo, Nowak currently directs the Worker Writers School, currently in collaboration with PEN America and the Worker Justice Center of New York.