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Dead foreign workers identified in Sarawak coal mine blast


An injured miner being wheeled to the Sarawak General Hospital after the coal mine explosion on Saturday.

An injured miner being wheeled to the Sarawak General Hospital after the coal mine explosion on Saturday.

KUCHING: The three foreign workers who died in the coal mine blast in Selantik, Pantu, Sri Aman, about 130km here, have been identified, according to Sri Aman police chief DSP Mat Jusoh Mohammad on Sunday. 

He said the deceased were identified as Tun Tun Win, 36, from Myanmar, North Korean Pang Chung-hyok, 29, and Indonesian Kardianto, 38, adding that their remains were at the Sri Aman hospital.

   

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