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More than 50 miners trapped in explosion in Iran, some feared dead
May 3, 2017 / 12:02 PM / 5 months ago

More than 50 miners trapped in explosion in Iran, some feared dead

May 3 (Reuters) - More than 50 miners were trapped after a huge explosion in a coal mine in northern Iran on Wednesday, and some were feared to have died, state media reported.

The reports said more than a dozen injured people had been transferred to hospital after the blast at 12:45 p.m. local time in the Zemestanyurt coal mine in Golestan province. (Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Mark Trevelyan)

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