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Jan 4, 2015

05:42:44 GMT--Technological Disaster - Asia - Pakistan

EDIS Number: AC-20150104-46543-PAK

Date / time: 04/01/2015 05:41:54 [UTC]

Event: Technological Disaster

Area: Asia

Country: Pakistan

State/County: Federally Administered Tribal Areas

Location: Ziarat [Mohmand Agency]

Number of Deads: 12 person(s)

Number of Injured: N/A

Number of Infected: N/A

Number of Missing: N/A

Number of Affected: N/A

Number of Evacuated: N/A

Damage level: N/A


At least 12 labourers died after a marble mine collapsed in Ziarat area of Mohmand Agency. Sources said the labourers were busy in excavation when the mine collapsed burying scores of them and two vehicles as well. The sources said that at least twelve bodies have been recovered while some are still under the rubble as locals are carrying out the rescue operation on their own.

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