Iran General NewsEight killed in Iran mine collapse: report

Eight killed in Iran mine collapse: report

-

AFP: Eight people were killed when a coal mine collapsed a day ago in central Iran, a local official was quoted as saying by the official IRNA news agency on Wednesday, updating an earlier death toll of four. TEHRAN (AFP)— Eight people were killed when a coal mine collapsed a day ago in central Iran, a local official was quoted as saying by the official IRNA news agency on Wednesday, updating an earlier death toll of four.

“We managed to get five bodies out last night, and three bodies were taken out today,” said Ahmad Talebian Moqadam, governor of Tabas city where the accident occurred on Tuesday morning.

Talebian Moqadam said the accident took place when “a tunnel in the mine collapsed which led to accumulation of gas after which there was an explosion”.

On Tuesday, officials had said that four miners were killed and another four were missing when the mine located 25 kilometres (15 miles) outside of Tabas collapsed.

Tabas is located 555 kilometres (345 miles) southeast of Tehran.

Latest news

The Truth of a Human Disaster in Iran

Equal participation of all the people in creating the law of a country is one of the main necessities...

Incompetency of Iran’s Politicians in Economy and a Suffering Country

Iranian politicians would be able to prevent any mistakes in the field of the economy if they would focus...

Rezaei Resigns as Secretary of the Expediency Council, Who Is His Replacement?

Mohsen Rezaei has resigned his position as Secretary of the Expediency Council of Iran after more than 20 years...

Real History of Iran’s ‘Holy Defense’

On September 22, 1980, the Iran-Iraq war began a war that was imposed by the regime’s first supreme leader...

Iran: Raisi’s UNGA Speech Filled With Lies and Support of Terrorism

The Iranian president Ebrahim Raisi gave his anticipated address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday, despite...

Iran Government’s Economic Crisis Has No Solution

Despite the Iranian government’s rumors of fighting and eliminating corruption, increasing the people’s wages, removing the subsidies of the...

Must read

Iranian vice president visits Ecuador

AFP: Iranian Vice President Ali Saeedlu said Wednesday he...

Iran’s ex-Foreign Minister hints at official role in terror abroad

Iran Focus: Tehran, May 04 - In an interview...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you