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Coal mine explosion kills 5, injures 40 in northern Iran

03 May 2017 [14:16] - TODAY.AZ

At least five workers were killed and 40 injured following a huge blast at a coal mine in northern Iranian province of Golestan, YJC reported.

An explosion took place at the Azadshahr mine this morning and several workers have been injured, Sadeq-Ali Moqaddam, a provincial official at Golestan governor-general’s office, told Mehr.

The official added that rescue operations are underway, but there is no further information on the details of the incident.


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