Coal mine explosion kills 1, injures 3 in northwestern Myanmar

Source: Xinhua| 2019-10-31 13:49:21|Editor: Li Xia
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YANGON, Oct. 31 (Xinhua) -- One miner was killed with three others injured in a coal mine explosion in Myanmar's Sagaing region, according the Myanmar Police Force on Thursday.

The explosion took place in Kale town late Wednesday.

The methane explosion occurred at a coal mine site, operated by Htoo Han Thit Company, in Paluzawa village at 11:30 p.m. local time.

Three miners were seriously injured by the fatal blast and were brought to nearby Kale General Hospital for treatment, Than Zaw Htike, a township police official, told Xinhua.

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