2 miners killed and 3 injuried in coal mine blast in Pakistan

The International News reported that two mineworkers were killed and three others sustained injuries in a blast inside a coalmine in the Kalaya tehsil of Orakzai Agency on Tuesday. Sources said the mineworkers were busy inside the coalmine at Doly Killay in Kalaya tehsil when a blast took place due to gas accumulation inside the mine, leaving Bacha Rehman and Umar Hadi dead on the spot and Umar Badshah, Muhammad Faud and Malik Amin injured. All of them belonged to Shangla district. Soon after the incident, the rescue team rushed to the spot and retrieved the dead and injured workers from the debris. The injured were taken to the District Headquarters Hospital in Hangu. Meanwhile, the Rescue centre in charge Roshan Khan said that “Most of the workers are not skillful and trained that’s why such incidents happen frequently”.

(Sourced from The International News)

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