>> Desperate rescue efforts underway on a coal field in eastern India Friday. A huge mine collapsed, killing at least nine workers, some two dozen thought still trapped inside. Police say a pile of waste caved in at the mine's entrance on Thursday evening, the government ordering an inquiry. Search teams are combing the area where trucks lie overturnedome buried deep in the debris.
Several miners have been rushed to a nearby hospital. The coalfield in Jharkhand is run by state-owned Coal India. The company has a poor safety record, with 135 accidents reported last year, killing 37 people and injuring more than 140.