Blast preventable?

AN INTERESTING, if ultimately futile hypothetical has been raised. Could the Juukan Gorges rock shelters have actually been saved?

Blast preventable? Blast preventable? Blast preventable? Blast preventable? Blast preventable?

Some of the charges had been loaded over the rock shelters before the alarm sounded.

It turns out about 60% of the blast holes over the 46,000 year old rock shelters in Juukan Gorge had been  loaded and charged when the Traditional Owners of the site sounded the alarm on May 14.