At least 30 goldmine workers killed in landslide in northern Afghanistan: police

Published On: January 6, 2019 05:01 PM NPT By: Reuters

KABUL, Jan 6 : At least 30 goldmine workers were killed in a landslide in Afghanistan’s northern Badakhshan province on Sunday, a police spokesman said.

Sanaullah Rohani, a provincial police spokesman in Badakhshan, also said 20 were injured while they were working inside the mine in Kohistan district.

Landslides are frequent in the northern mountainous provinces of Afghanistan.

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