QUETTA:- At least three labourers working in a coalmine died and three others fell unconscious due to suffocation of poisonous gas filled in a coal mine in Duki area of Balochistan on Friday. According to Mines Inspector, the miners were engaged to extract coal from the mine hundreds of feet below the ground level when poisonous gas filled there. As a result, three coal miners died and three other fell unconscious due to suffocation. Other labourers present near the scene retrieved the bodies and shifted them to hospital, where the bodies were handed over to the heirs for burial after completing legal formalities.–INP

The deceased and affected coal miners were stated to be the residents of Duki area of the province.