Iran mine accident search ends with 43 dead

Iran mine accident search ends with 43 deadIranian rescue workers on Tuesday pulled out the 43rd and last body of victims killed in a mine explosion after six days of round-the-clock digging, the state broadcaster reported. The explosion happened on Wednesday in Zemestan Yort mine in Golestan province when workers tried to jump-start an engine in a tunnel filled with methane gas. President Hassan Rouhani’s car came under attack from angry miners and the families of victims when he visited the site on Monday.

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