Five workers killed in Pakistan mine blast

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Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) At least five labourers were killed in a coal mine explosion in Pakistan’s Orakzai Agency on saturday.

According to local Police the blast occurred in a coal mine in Doli area of Lower Orakzai Agency. Three labourers died instantly while two succumbed to injuries in the hospital, News International reported.

At the time of the explosion, 11 workers were present in the coal mine; of them six sustained minor injuries and were rescued.

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