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7 killed in Hangu coalmine explosion

- December 24, 2012 - Updated 744 PKT - From Web Edition

HANGU: At least seven labourers were killed and 50 others injured in a coalmine explosion in Doli area of Lower Orakzai Agency in Hangu, Geo News reported on Monday.


Geo News correspondent said that accumulation of gas in the coal mine caused a huge explosion, killing seven workers.


Locals were busy in recovering the trapped bodies. Political authorities in the area confirmed the incident and said the laborers hailed from Shangla area of Swat.



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