Thursday, May 04, 2017

21 killed in coal mine blast in northern Iran

At least 21 miners were killed and scores injured in a coal mine explosion in the northern Iranian province of Golestan on Wednesday, state TV reported.

Some 35 miner were trapped in the mine following the explosion, the Chief of Crisis Management of Golestan province, Sadegali Mogaddam told the state IRINN TV.

So far, the dead body of 21 miners have been recovered by the rescue operators, Mogaddam was quoted as saying.

Earlier reports said that some 50 miners were also injured in the accident.

1 comment:

  1. At Least 35 Miners Killed in Iranian Coal Mine Explosion...

    According to Mehr news agency, about 50 injured miners had been taken out of the mine so far.
    The blast occurred on Wednesday, trapping at least 90 miners under the rubble. Over 20 of evacuated miners were sent to hospitals, while 25 other people, who tried to help the trapped miners, were hospitalized due to gas inhalation.

    Approximately 500 miners work at the Zemestanyurt coal mine.


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