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Photos: Mine Blast Kills 8 Miners in Tabas, Iran


Source: Mehr News Agency; photos by

Rescue group pulled out the bodies of 8 workers killed by blast in Tabas coal mine after 14 hours of rescue work.

A coal mine collapse in Tabas buried 8 workers, but the rescue work was successful in pulling out the bodies. 4 workers reportedly were dead early hours after the blast. 4 others were suffocated by lethal gasses from the blast.

By yesterday evening, the body of one worker had been pulled out of the debris. Now, all 8 workers' bodies have been pulled out. This is for second time that a blast in this coal mine kills miners. The possible causes of the 'North Ridge', Tabas coal mine is under investigation.


Photos: Deprived Workers of Tabas Coal Mine

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