23 coalminers laid to rest in Shangla

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Shangla: 23 coalmine workers, who died in three separate coalmine accidents were laid to rest in their ancestral graveyards on Monday morning.
The district administration Shangla confirmed the 23 people killed in three separate coalmine explosions in Quetta and Punjab areas have been buried.
The provincial government will grant compensation money of Rs0.3 million to each of the victim’s family.
General Secretary Pakistan Mine Worker Federation, Sarzameen said that all the three incident took place on Saturday. At Marwar coalmine, which occurred due to accumulation of Methane gas killed 16 miners. The deceased including Muhammad Khaliq, Muhammad Bashir, Hazrat Nabi, Abdul Latif, Nasib Ullah, Nasir Ullah, Muhammad Wahid, Faujoon, Abdullah Khan, Abdulhaq, Liaqat Ali, Javid Khan, Rahim Bar, Jehan Zar and Dilawar, were residents of Zara village of Dehrai Union Council. Similarly Gull Faraz, Abdul Haleem, Shahabaz Khan, Ibrahim Khan, Fayazuddin belonged to Puran Shangla.

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