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Barapukuria coal mine accident: 1 Chinese miner dead

  • Published at 02:37 pm November 8th, 2018
Barapukuria coal mine
File photo of a section of the Barapukuria coal mine in Dinajpur Collected

A Bangladeshi worker was also injured in the incident

A Chinese miner has died in an accident while working at Barapukuria coal mine in Dinajpur. A Bangladeshi worker was also injured in the incident.

The accident occurred at around 4:30 am on Thursday. 

The deceased was identified as San Jing Seng.

Witnesses say that the soil support suddenly broke, inside the mine, and the two miners were buried there. 

The Chinese miner died instantly and the injured Bangladeshi worker was taken to the mine’s hospital. 

Barapukuria Coal Mining Public Relations Officer and Deputy General Manager AKM Badrul Alam confirmed the matter.