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Two dead in mining accident in Georgia

In April, six miners and three were injured in Tkibuli when the ceiling collapsed at the Mindeli coal mine.

Two miners have died at an open extraction coal quarry in Tkibuli town this morning.

The bodies are already being examined to identify the circumstances of death.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs has started an investigation into the case under the Criminal Code which implies the violation of safety rules in mining.

Another six miners died and three have been injured in Tkibuli as the ceiling collapsed at the Mindeli coal mine in April this year. The mine belongs to the daughter company of Georgian Industrial Group, Saknakhshiri.

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