Miner dies in accident in northwestern Spain

One worker died and two more were injured as a result of an accident in a mine close to the city of Leon in the north-west of Spain on Thursday.

The accident happened in the Salgueiro mine as the dead, who has been identified as a 42-year-old man with the initials JPD, and his companions were working in a chamber when the roof collapsed on them.

One of the injured miners suffered a broken leg, the other suffered an ankle injury and the pair were taken to the Hospital del Bierzo in Leon, while the dead suffered fatal head injuries.



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