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Gas explosion in Pakistan coal mine kills 4, traps 13

AP  |  Quetta 

Police in say a gas explosion in a coal mine has killed at least four miners and trapped 13 others.

official says the blast happened Sunday in the village of Sanjdi, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) east of Quetta.

He says rescuers have retrieved four bodies and that 13 other miners are missing and feared dead, with rescue operations hindered by the

Cave-ins and other accidents in are often attributed to the poor enforcement of safety regulations.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, August 13 2018. 01:35 IST