Thu, 13 May 2021

PUL-E-KHUMRI, Afghanistan, April 13 (Xinhua) -- Five coal mine workers were killed in a mine cave-in that occurred in Nahrin district of Afghanistan's northern Baghlan province on Tuesday morning, provincial police spokesman Ahmad Jawed Basharat said.

The five coal miners were killed on the spot, the official said.

Four bodies have been recovered and a rescue operation has been continuing to recover the fifth one, Basharat added.

The local police official said investigation is underway into the accident, without providing more details.

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