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PublishDate: Monday, December 28, 202014:58

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 #Tala-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 #rubble and the rest of the dead are still under the rubbles .

According to #Mr.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 #coal_mine caused the explosion.

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