Three colliers killed in Chamalang

In the area of Chamalang four colliers were injured due to landslide in a coalmine

Mohammad Zafar December 28, 2018
Coal miners in Balochistan - PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

QUETTA: At least three coal miners were killed, four injured and three were left unconscious in two separate coal mine accidents in Chamalang on Thursday.

According to details, the first incident was reported near Akram Board in Chamalang area of Dhaki district where a blast occurred after gas filled in a coal mine.

Dangerous business: Five miners die in two different coal-mine accidents

At least three colliers identified as Baseer, Dawood and Rahmatullah died on the spot. The bodies were taken out after many hours’ effort and sent to their native place in Afghanistan.

Moreover, three coal miners fell unconscious trying to rescue others. They were shifted to the nearby hospital and were later discharged.

In another incident in the Chepati area of Chamalang four colliers were injured due to the landslide in a coal mine. According to hospital sources, they were shifted to the hospital and were being out of danger.


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