Wankie Coal Mine Disaster
dannhauser (1926) and wankie (1972)two mining disasters,explosions of methane gas and coal dust, separately or together, have killed thousands of miners in coal mines throughout the world. while fatalities from other..wankie mine disaster 1972,the initial explosion was caused by a methane explosion followed by a coal-dust explosion. this swept through the mine a such incredible speed that no one .wives wait at wankie pithead for news of their trapped hus ,hundreds of wives wait for news of their husbands, trapped underground after a huge explosion at wankie coal mine in rhodesia. the disaster on june 6 1972 .report of the commission of inquiry into the wankie colliery ,report of the commission of inquiry into the wankie colliery disaster and general safety in coal-mines in rhodesia, 1973, presented to the president on the .