Six people lost their lives due to an explosion that occurred in a coal mine in the Semnan province in northeast Iran.
Iranian news agency (IRNA) quoted the Director General of Crisis Management of Semnan Province Kamal Taherian as saying that the bodies of six workers who were trapped inside the Eastern Alborz Coal Mine in Tazreh area of Damghan city have been recovered,
The explosion, which occurred on Sunday, was caused by the accumulation of gas, he indicated, adding that the tunnel where the explosion took place is located 400 meters underground.
The coal mine explosion and collapse occurred Sunday evening, and rescue and relief teams were dispatched to the scene. (QNA)