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Poisonous gas kills four miners in Harnai

One labourer recovered alive

SAMAA | - Posted: Feb 17, 2021 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
Posted: Feb 17, 2021 | Last Updated: 2 months ago
Poisonous gas kills four miners in Harnai

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Four labourers were killed after inhaling poisonous gas while working in a coal mine in Balochistan's Harnai Wednesday afternoon. Five miners fainted inside the mine after a gas leak, according to Levies officials. Four bodies and an unconscious labourer were retrieved later. The bodies and the injured miner were being moved to the hospital. Related: Hard men in black gold land Earlier this year in January, ten labourers from the Hazara community were killed after unidentified men opened fire at a coal mine in Balochistan’s Machh. According to the Levies force, they were first kidnapped from a mine and then shot. Following the massacre, families of the bereaved took to the streets in Quetta and protested for more than a week.
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Four labourers were killed after inhaling poisonous gas while working in a coal mine in Balochistan’s Harnai Wednesday afternoon.

Five miners fainted inside the mine after a gas leak, according to Levies officials. Four bodies and an unconscious labourer were retrieved later.

The bodies and the injured miner were being moved to the hospital.

Related: Hard men in black gold land

Earlier this year in January, ten labourers from the Hazara community were killed after unidentified men opened fire at a coal mine in Balochistan’s Machh.

According to the Levies force, they were first kidnapped from a mine and then shot. Following the massacre, families of the bereaved took to the streets in Quetta and protested for more than a week.

 
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