Inrush at Queensland underground coal mine

AN inrush occurred at a Queensland coal mine while it was developing a roadway connecting a ventilation shaft to its underground workings.

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When the roadway broke through into the shaft, a quantity of mud and water still contained in the shaft flowed into the roadway.

The face workers retreated from the area without injury.