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Coal mine blast: Death toll rises to 4 - New Straits Times Online

New Straits Times Online, 25 December 2014 - by ADIB POVERA

KUCHING: Another foreign worker at the Silantek coal mine in Sri Aman, which exploded on Saturday, died to his injuries today.

The victim an Indonesian identified as 27-year-old Acmad Zidin died at the Sarawak General Hospital here at 7pm.

His death was confirmed by State Health Department director Datuk Dr Zulkifli Jantan.

"The victim succumbed to bodily injuries and brain complication," he said in a short text message.

He added the Indonesian General Consulate here has been informed on the matter for the next course of action.

It was reported three foreign workers died on the spot killed 9am explosion.

The deceased were identified as Indonesian Kardianto, 38, Tun Tun Min, 36, from Myanmar, and North Korean Pang Ching Nyok, 29.

 

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