The rescue operation at the Zemestan Yort mine is hampered by poisonous gases that filled the tunnels as well as by fears of a further collapse
TEHRAN, Iran (May 4, 2017) — Rescuers battled hazardous conditions Thursday at a coal mine in northern Iran where 22 miners died in a failed attempt to save workmates trapped deep underground after an explosion. Continue reading Hopes fade for Iran miners after 22 die in failed rescue bid
More than 30 miners are trapped in the far-flung district of Orakzai after a shaft collapsed amid heavy downpours
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Mar. 14, 2016) — At least 5 laborers were killed when a coal mine collapsed in northwest Pakistan, officials said Sunday, March 13, with two more still missing.
Continue reading At least 5 dead, 2 missing in Pakistan coal mine collapse