Landslide kills 8 in Buner mine


At least eight mine workers were killed and several others injured when heavy rocks fell on them at Bambokha area of Buner district late on Monday night. Police officials said the incident occurred some 14 kilometers away from the district headquarters near Jawar town. Miners were resting when heavy rocks fell on them. Six were killed on the spot, while two others succumbed to injuries in hospital. The killed included two owners, a driver and a clerk. Three vehicles were also destroyed in the accident. A number of injured admitted in District Headquarter Hospital Daggar. The funeral of those killed was held in different villages. Hundreds of people attended the funerals.


  1. only 6 persons were died in the incident and two workers sustained minor injuries .two vehicles and one compressor destroyed.there were no other injured persons.

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