MUZAFFARABAD: At least five miners have been killed, while two others sustained injuries when a portion of a coalmine collapsed in Muzaffarabad.

A section of a coalmine collapsed in Muzaffarabad, leaving five miners dead, while two others sustained injuries.

Soon after incident, the rescue operation started. Bodies and injured persons were pulled-out from the mine during rescue operation. . The bodies and injured miners were rushed to a local hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment.

Police said that all the labourers hailed from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.