NZ judge orders compensation for 29 mining deaths

Associated Press
NZ judge orders compensation for 29 mining deaths

FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2010 file photo, flames burn from a ventilation shaft above the Pike River mine which has fatally trapped 29 miners and contractors in Greymouth, New Zealand. A New Zealand judge Friday, July 5, 2013 ordered the coal mining company Pike River Coal to pay compensation to the families of 29 miners killed in the 2010 methane explosion. (AP Photo/NZPA, Iain McGregor, File) NEW ZEALAND OUT

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