Mexico to recover bodies of miners killed in 2006 blast

FILE PHOTO: Mock coffins, symbolising the 65 miners who died in an explosion at Grupo Mexico's Pasta de Conchos coal mine, are displayed at the Angel of the Independence monument during a protest to mark the 12th anniversary of the disaster, in Mexico City, Mexico February 19, 2018. REUTERS/Ginnette Riquelme/File Photo

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged on Wednesday to recover the more than 60 remaining bodies of miners killed in a massive coal shaft explosion in 2006, a mission he described as a humanitarian promise made to victims’ families. The announcement came on Mexico’s Labor Day holiday, and Lopez Obrador […]

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