Pajhwok Services

Photo Service

SMS News Service

Pajhwok combines its expertise and experience in news reporting with a telecom firm and thus reach a wider audience in an 
effective way.

To subscribe: 
English News Update : Send 83 to 824
Dari News Update : Send 84 to 824
Pashto News Update : Send 85 to 824

Election Coverage

Special Mining Page

Afghan Peace Process Special Page

Addvertise With Pajhwok

Daily Newsletter

Sending Time (GMT / Kabul time)

Suggest a Story

Pajhwok is interested in your story suggestions. Please tell us your thoughts by clicking here.

Worker dies in coalmine collapse

Worker dies in coalmine collapse

Nov 07, 2013 - 17:39

MAZAR-I-SHARIF (PANinfo-icon): One worker was killed and another injured when a coalmine partially collapsed in the Dara-i-Sauf Bala district of northern Samangan province, officials said on Thursday.

Governor Khairullah Anosh told Pajhwok Afghan News a delegation had been sent to the area to investigate Wednesday’s incident that occurred at a privately-run coalmine.

He said the government had authorised some private individuals to extract coal from mines in the district.

The district chief, Ahmad Ali, said the ongoing rains triggered the collapse. He added the government had ordered all extraction activities halted in the wake of heavy rains to avoid any untoward incident.

In September this year, nearly 22 people were killed and as many others injured in a coal mine collapse in Ro-i-Dohab district. Nearly 50 people had been trapped under the debris of the Abkhorak mine.



Related Article

Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.


Add new comment


Twitter Update