Local officials in Badakhshan said 4 people were killed when a goldmine collapsed in Badakhshan province on Sunday.

Sanaullah Rohani, a spokesman for Badakhshan police told the media, that incident happened in the Raghistan district of the province while the workers were busy working and sifting for gold in a mine.

This incident left four workers dead and further three individuals were reported wounded.

Reports indicate the wounded workers were transferred to a local hospital.

The area where the incident happened is reportedly under the Taliban influence.

No further details were provided in regards to the incident.


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