Pakistan mine blast kills one

Last Updated: Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 12:14

Islamabad: At least one miner was killed and over 50 were trapped after three blasts shook an underground coal mine Sunday in southwest Pakistan, media reports said.
Urdu TV channel Duniya said more casualties were feared in the blast in Sorang area in Quetta.
Officials said the disaster happened due to poor ventilation, leading to accumulation of gases in the shaft, Dawn News said.

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First Published: Sunday, March 20, 2011 - 12:14

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