4 killed, 3 injured in explostion at Telangana coal mine | India News

HYDERABAD: An explosion on Tuesday at one of Singareni Collieries’ open cast mines in Telangana killed four workers at the spot and left three others badly injured. Another five workers at the mines in Peddapalli’s Ramagundam area had a narrow escape as they went to fetch water around the same time when the blast occurred at 11am.
The Director General of Mines Safety (DGMS), under the Union ministry of labour, has taken up the investigation into the incident.
Workers alleged that the blast occurred due to the negligence of a private contractor. The explosion killed four workers at the spot. While, three others who were injured were rushed to the Singareni area hospital at Godavarikhani. One of them, who was critical, was later shifted to Karimnagar.

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