kabul [Afghanistan]June 15 (ANI): Two coal miners in Afghanistan’s Samangan province were killed and 35 others passed out from gas suffocation, the Afghanistan-based Khaama Press quoted Taliban provincial officials as saying.
Mohammad Nasim Khybershekan, head of the Dara-e-Suf Bala district in Taliban-led Samangan province, confirmed the incident at the Merak Dahane mine in the Dara-e-Suf Bala district on Saturday, Khybershekan said, killing miners and The main cause of suffocation is unprofessional mining in the area.
Meanwhile, provincial health officials said the choked person has been transferred to a hospital. A coal miner died and another lost consciousness from gas suffocation at a coal mine in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province early Saturday, Khaama Press reported.
A toxic gas leak occurred while workers were working in a coal mine in the Tala-o-Barfak district. A miner died from a gas leak and another collapsed. Officials say unsafe mining practices, poor equipment and unskilled workers are to blame for mining casualties.
Four coal miners were suffocated to death in an explosion at a coal mine in Afghanistan’s Baghlan province early on May 23, officials said, according to the Khaama Press.
On May 23, two gas explosions occurred in the Tale Barfak and Jalgah districts of Baghlan Province in Afghanistan, killing four coal miners.
Earlier on May 17, a coal miner died and others were poisoned by gas inhalation in Baghlan province’s Tale Barfak district, raising more questions about the country’s mine safety regulations.
According to Abdullah Hamid, head of the Taliban mines in Baghlan, first, two brothers named Nazmir and Abdul Sir were arrested while working in a coal mine in the village of “Peshte Marq” in Tale Barfak district. Gas kills. There were two incidents, Khaama Press reported. The second time was when a father and son named Shir and Dost Mohammad died while working in the ‘Shahkul Chenark’ area of Jalgah district. (Arnie)
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