Coal mine in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir collapses, five killed

Vastavam web: A coal mine in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir has collapsed after an apparent gas explosion, killing five minors including two brothers, an official said today.Seven miners were digging coal about 800 feet deep in the tunnel at the time of explosion late last night, Deputy Commissioner of Muzaffarabad Masood ur-Rehman said.

“Two persons escaped but five were trapped and killed,” Rehman said.The bodies were recovered today, he said.The miners had died before the rescuers reached them early in the morning.