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Two workers dies in Balochistan mine accident

February 10, 2023 02:26 AM


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Two coal miners died in the Dukki area of Balochistan province, 24NewsHD TV channel reported on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Akhtar Muhammad from Afghanistan and Khawaj Muhammad.

The bodies were handed over to the relatives after necessary procedures.

Coal mining is carried out in various areas of Balochistan such as Mach, 

The bodies were handed over to the relatives after necessary procedures

The deceased were identified as Akhtar Muhammad from Afghanistan and Khawaj Muhammad 

Coal mining is carried out in various areas of Balochistan such as Mach, Harnaiand and Dukkibut due to the lack of proper safety measures, an average of 70 to 100 people die in various accidents every year.

The last year proved to be another deadly one for coal miners with 55 accidents reported from different coal mines of the province resulting in more than 75 miners losing their lives.

According to the report of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), more than 430 miners died in the coal mines of Balochistan in the last five years.



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