Quetta - Pakistani officials say the death toll from methane gas explosions in two coal mines has climbed to 23.
Shortly before midday on Saturday, a build-up of methane caused an explosion and tunnel collapse at a mine in Marwaarh, east of Quetta, the capital of the fossil fuel-rich Balochistan province bordering Iran and Afghanistan.
Shahwani said 25 workers were inside the mine when the explosion occurred, adding that all the injured miners had been rescued and taken to the hospital.
Fayez Sarofim & Company Holding in Southwestairlinesco (LUV) Upped as Stock Price Declined
Jordan Robert E sold 32,931 shs worth $2.12M. (NYSE:LUV) shs with value of $600,491 were sold by BROOKS DOUGLAS H. On Tuesday, May 3 the stock rating was maintained by Roth Capital with "Buy". (NYSE:LUV) PTs and latest ratings.
"Rescuers retrieved five more bodies from this mine", he said. "The mines collapsed followed by a gas explosion and the exit points were dumped", the spokesperson said.
The accident took place in the Surran range coal field. Two workers were rescued in an unconscious state, while bodies of two miners were recovered Saturday night.
Chief of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Muhammad Tariq also confirmed that 16 miners had been killed.
Federal Judge In Manafort Trial Scolds Mueller Prosecutors Over Their Actual Motivation
Ellis accused Mueller's team of lying about the scope of the Russian Federation investigation. Dreeben said the investigations were "folded together with our overall examination of Mr.
Last month, at least 11 miners were killed in two separate mining incidents in Darra Adam Khel area of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Jhelum district of Punjab. Seven people died and two were wounded.
Coal mining on its own is a risky job but in Pakistan, the odds against the miners have a higher percentage as regulations are not implemented. According to Pakistan Central Mines Labour Federation (PCMLF), about 100 to 200 labourers die on average in coalmine accidents every year.
Iowa lawmakers pass "heartbeat bill"
Republican Congressman Steve King of Iowa said the " heartbeat " law could "set the stage" to "question abortion nationally". According to the Register , proponents of the bill hope it will spark a legal debate that ultimately overturns Roe v.