QUETTA: At least four minters suffocated to death due to the accumulation of carbon monoxide in a coal mine in Zarghoon Ghar area of Balochistan, the official sources confirmed.
“Coalmines working inside the mine located near the Nawa Kili area, a suburb of Quetta died of suffocation after inhaling the poisonous gas,” the sources further said and added that the bodies of ill-fated laborers were later retrieved from the mine in a rescue operation and shifted to Civil Hospital Quetta.
Among four, two deceased were identified as Mohammad Khan and Fazalur Rehman. The local administration is looking into the incident.
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