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Mohmand agency Mine Collapse: Death toll reaches 19


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

08th Sep, 2020. 11:25 am
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Mohmand

The death toll of the Mohmand agency marble mine collapse has reached 19.

According to the details, nine workers have been rushed to the hospital for treatment after being taken out with injuries. DG Rescue said that 14 workers have been rescued from the wreckage.

District Administration and rescue teams are engaged in relief activities assisted by Pakistan Army and Disaster Management officials.

Earlier on February 22, at least 10 people had been killed and several injured in a rockslide at a marble quarry in Buner district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The district disaster management officer had said that rescuers had retrieved nine bodies and five injured from underneath tonnes of rocks in the Bampukha area of Buner. Witnesses had said that the incident had occurred around mid-day.

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