At least four labourers were killed while two others left injured coal mine collapsed due to explosions in Tilla Jogian area within the jurisdiction of Domeli Police Station yesterday.

According to the police, six labourers were busy digging coal late at night in the mine when all of a sudden part of the mine collapsed trapping those working underneath.

Two of the labourers killed were brothers.

Following the incident, locals rushed to the site and tried to pull out the trapped labourers, while rescue teams also rushed to the site.

The deceased included Rehmatullah, Sabir Rehman and the two brothers Naseebzada and Naseebullah – all of them belonged to Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

There are around seven to eight coal mines in the far-off area, situated amid mountains.