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PublishDate: Monday, December 28, 2020 14:58

Four Killed in Baghlan Coal Mine Explosion

Local officials in Baghlan province confirmed that at least four workers were killed in an explosion in a coal mine in the Tala-Wa-Barfak district of the province.

Afghan Voice Agency (AVA)_Abdul Ahad Barfaki, the district governor of -Wa-Barfak said that the incident took place yesterday in Barfak village of the district.

He said that so far the body of a worker has been pulled out from under the and the rest of the dead are still under the rubbles .

According to .Barfaki, people have been sent to the scene to exhume the bodies of the victims.

He added that the high concentration of methane gas in the caused the explosion.

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