Asbestos mines

Two workers were seriously wounded as a coal mine in Indonesia’s West Sumatra province exploded on Wednesday, a rescuer said.

mineThe mine is located in Talawi sub-district of Sawah Lunto town, said Andi Warmen, a rescuer at the provincial search and rescue office.

“Two workers sustained serious wounds. Both of them have been rushed to a nearby hospital,” he told Xinhua via phone from the province.

The injured have been shifted to a larger hospital, M. Jamil Hospital, in the provincial capital for better medical treatment, Warmen added. Enditem

Source: Xinhua/