An explosion in a coal mine in southwest Pakistan kills 12 miners while 8 are rescued

QUETTA, Pakistan: An explosion inside a coal mine in southwest Pakistan killed 12 miners while eight were rescued, an official said Wednesday.
The bodies of the dead were all recovered after the overnight collapse in Harnai, a district in the Baluchistan province, a mine inspector Abdul Rashid said.
He said investigators were still working to determine the cause of the blast.
Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in a statement expressed his sorrow over the deaths.

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