QUETTA - At least five miners were killed when a mine caved in near Qilla Abdullah on Thursday. According to local administration, the incident took place at Nasai area of Muslim Bagh where five miners were working at a mine. Suddenly, the mine caved in due to heavy rains, killing five miners on the spot.
"Local residents and Levis personnel rushed to the spot to rescue the miners but they had died of suffocation due to heavy wreckage," a Levies official said, adding that three bodies of miners have been pulled out while efforts are underway for recovery of the others. Two of the victims were identified as Qadir and Hussain.