Worker breaks leg after timber prop gives way

A WORKER suffered a fractured leg and required surgery after being hit by a flying timber prop at a New South Wales underground coal mine.

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A group of workers were recovering longwall roof support leg cylinders using a wire rope winder attached to a load haul dump.