Divers of the Indian Navy, who are engaged in search and rescue operation at the ill-fated coal mine at Sutnga in East Jaintia Hills, have been able to spot two bodies. 

This was informed by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma. 

CM Conrad Sangma said that preliminary report suggests that two bodies have been spotted in the coal mine. 

CM Conrad Sangma said: “We just need to wait and see. The Navy and other rescue teams are working. We will see what results we get.” 

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At least five miners got trapped inside the coal mine at Sutnga in East Jaintia Hills on May 31. All the trapped miners are feared dead. 

A multi-agency search and rescue operation is underway to trace and retrieve the bodies of the miners. 

Of the five trapped miners, two were from Assam.   

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