Chinese miner dies in Barapukuria coal mine accident

Published: November 08, 2018 13:42:44 | Updated: November 08, 2018 18:08:18


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A Chinese miner was killed and a Bangladesh worker sustained injuries in an accident in an underground tunnel of Dinajpur’s Barapukuria coal mine on early Thursday.

The incident took place around 4 am when stones and mining materials fell on them while they were working in the tunnel, leaving one dead and another injured, said AKM Badrul Alam, deputy managing director of Barapukuria Coal Mining Company.

The injured was given first aid, UNB reported quoting the official.

The mine authority, however, couldn't reveal names of the victims immediately.

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