Six dead following gas explosion at coal mine in South Africa

The number of people killed by a gas explosion in an unused coal mine in South Africa’s eastern province of Mpumalanga has risen to six, and several others remain trapped, an official at the mine said on Thursday. The representative of the creditor protection team at the mine, Michael Elliot, said more than 20 people… Read More Six dead following gas explosion at coal mine in South Africa

Norwegian Air plane crew and passengers evacuated following bomb threat

All 169 passengers and the crew of a Norwegian Air Shuttle plane that returned to Arlanda airport outside Stockholm after receiving a bomb threat on Thursday have been evacuated, Swedish police said. “The national bomb squad will shortly begin a search of the plane,” the police said in a statement. Passengers had to wait about… Read More Norwegian Air plane crew and passengers evacuated following bomb threat