Georgia mourns coal mine accident victims

Fri 06 April 2018 06:24 GMT | 10:24 Local Time

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Flags are flying at half-staff across Georgia as the country mourns the victims of a coal mine accident in Tkibuli, APA’s Georgia bureau reports.

Six miners were killed and three injured on Thursday when the roof of a coal mine in western Georgia collapsed, the country’s interior ministry said.

The ministry said in a statement that the accident had occurred at the Mindeli mine in Tkibuli, 200 km (124.27 miles) west of the capital Tbilisi. 

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