Sat 28-10-2023 12:49 PM
ASTANA, 28th October, 2023 (WAM) — At least 11 people have died in a mine fire in Kazakhstan, Karaganda regional Governor Yermaganbet Bulekpayev wrote on Facebook on Saturday.
According to local authorities, a fire broke out in the Kostenko mine, killing 11 and injuring18 others.
According to Kazinform News Agency, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev expressed his condolences to the family members and close ones of the killed miners.
A criminal investigation into the accident has been launched, Kazinform reported
Tariq Al Fahaam/ Ahlam Almazrooi