Death toll mounts to 40 in Afghanistan mine crumple

Death toll in the gold mine crumple here on Sunday rose to 40, while 10 mineworkers were supposedly harmed.

CNN cited Afghan parliament part Fawzia Koofi saying in an announcement, “Ten different mineworkers were harmed in the occurrence which occurred as they hunt down gold in the Kohestan area of Badakhshan territory.”

As per Tolo News, mineworkers were all the while working at the mishap site when the gold mine crumbled around 11 am in the north-eastern Badakhshan region of Afghanistan.

The representative for Badakhshan senator, Nek Mohammad Nazari said that the diggers, who were harmed in the mishap, were raced to a healing center.

In the mean time, the authorities did not specify anything with respect to the quantity of excavators still caught inside the gold mine.

Death toll in the mine fall episode is relied upon to rise.

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