Coal Mining In Harnai District Of Balochistan Has Been Banned.
A statement issued by the Pakistan Mineral Development Corporation (PMDC) said that work in all coal mines in Harnai would be banned till October 19.
According to the statement, the ban was imposed due to the recent earthquake and aftershocks in Harnai to avoid any major tragedy.
The PMDC said that after reviewing the situation on October 19, it would be decided to resume work in the coal mines.
An earthquake in Harnai between the nights of October 6 and 7 killed more than 20 people and injured 300, but aftershocks continued and many more were injured.