More than 10 people killed in marble mine collapse in Mohmand.

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More than 10 people killed in marble mine collapse in Mohmand.

More than 10 people killed in marble mine collapse in Mohmand.

A large part of the world-famous Ziarat Marble Mountain in Safi Tehsil of Mohmand Tribal District suddenly collapsed on Monday afternoon. According to reports from Safi Tehsil, dozens of laborers, more than ten marble vehicles, and heavy machinery including drivers, conductors, and operators were buried when the marble mountain collapsed. There is a fear of heavy loss of life and property.

According to the information received until 8 pm, ten persons have been killed so far. The bodies of Farhad son of Sher Khan resident of Adin Khel Safi, Farhad Khan son of Mirzaman resident of Ziarat Clay, Waheed son of Mirzada resident of Ziarat have been exhumed from the rubble. So far, eight injured Israr son of Jamshed, Ilyas son of Bakhtzada, Naik Muhammad son of Khan Bacha, Saleh son of Khan Bacha, resident of Pandialai, Adil son of Khaista Rehman Pandialai, Masil Khan, Abdullah have been rushed to Ghalanai, Peshawar and Bajaur hospitals. Has been moved to Rescue efforts are hampered by heavy debris and a lack of rescue heavy machinery.

However, locals, district administration, Mohmand police, Pakistan Army men, Mohmand Rifles, and Rescue 1122 are engaged in relief activities. Families of missing people working on Marble Mountain are arriving at the scene. And screaming with a mournful atmosphere. Relief efforts are underway until further notice, and there are strong fears that the death toll could rise.

The people of the area have demanded the provincial government to work out a timely emergency response mechanism with the Mohmand district administration in such accidents. And mineral contractors earning crores of rupees a month should be required to maintain safety arrangements and first aid facilities. In order to reduce the loss of life of the poor working class in case of accidents

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