Six Workers Killed In Nagaland Coal Mine Accident


(MENAFN- IANS) Kohima, Jan 26 (IANS) At least six coal mine workers were killed while four others injured following an accident on Thursday at a coal mine in Nagaland's Wokha district, an official said.

According to officials, the workers were engaged in mining activities at the coal mine when a sudden landslide buried alive six of them to death.

All six deceased workers were reportedly residents of Assam's Golaghat district.

The injured were shifted to a hospital in Dimapur. Their condition is said to be critical.

Meanwhile, a report said that deaths have been caused by a fire outbreak in the coal mine, and not due to landslides.

More details are awaited.

--IANS

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