Three Dies Of Gas Suffocation In Harnai


Three dies of gas suffocation in Harnai

HARNAI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News -5th Sep,2016) : At least three laborers died of gas suffocation in coalmine in Shahrag area of Harnai district, on Monday. Levies Force officials said that a group of colliers was engaged inside a coalmine to extract coal in Shahrag area when poisonous gas filled in the mine which led to death of three of them while one of them fainted.

The rescue teams rushed to the scene and retrieved the bodies and the injured from the coalmine and shifted them to hospital, they said, adding that the fainted was given emergency medical aid.

According to doctors, inhaling of poisonous gas caused instant death of the victims. All of them belonged to Swat area of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province. Later, the bodies were dispatched to their native area. The Levies Force has been investigating into the incident. Further probe was underway. APP/mh/mas/rn � 16:38/16:50/16:50