6 laborers killed in land sliding in eastern Pakistan

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/9/28 7:46:48

At least six laborers were killed and two others injured in a land sliding in Pakistan's east Sargodha district on Wednesday, local Urdu media reported.

The incident happened when the laborers were working on a stone-cutting site at the foot of the mountain, Geo News said.

The land sliding took place at the outskirts of Sargodha, a district located in the country's east Punjab province.

The injured laborers have been shifted to a nearby hospital where they are said to be in critical condition. All the victims belonged to Sargodha.

Local people said that a total of nine laborers had been killed and several others injured in such accidents in the area over the last two weeks.

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