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Iran mine accident search ends with 43 dead

coal mine in azadshahr
ACCIDENT SITE. In this file photo, coal miners and rescue workers gather at the scene following an explosion in a coal mine in Azadshahr, in northern Iran, leaving dozens of miners trapped on May 3, 2017. File photo by Mostafa Hassanzadeh/Tasnim News/AFP

The mine will shut for 6 months while an investigation is carried out

TEHRAN, Iran (May 9, 2017) — Iranian rescue workers on Tuesday, May 9, pulled out the 43rd and last body of victims killed in a mine explosion after 6 days of round-the-clock digging, the state broadcaster reported. Continue reading Iran mine accident search ends with 43 dead