3 Killed In Sri Aman Coal Mine Explosion

SRI AMAN 22 NOVEMBER 2014 (ONLINE).Salah seorang mangsa letupan lombong arang batu dibawa ke Hospital Serian,dalam kejadian letupan lombong arang batu di kuari Silantek Pantu,Sri Aman yang mengorbankan tiga nyawa setakat ini.
SRI AMAN 22 NOVEMBER 2014 (ONLINE).Salah seorang mangsa letupan lombong arang batu dibawa ke Hospital Serian,dalam kejadian letupan lombong arang batu di kuari Silantek Pantu,Sri Aman yang mengorbankan tiga nyawa setakat ini.

A coal mine in Silantek Quarry exploded killing three foreigners; a Korean, Myanmar and Indonesian.

11 people were injured in the incident.

Initial investigation showed that the explosion took place 150 meters underground and no one was trapped in the mine.

Haze Is Back!

Air quality was at unhealthy levels in nine areas as of 8 am, Tuesday. (Photo by BERNAMA)
Air quality was at unhealthy levels in nine areas as of 8 am, Tuesday. (Photo by BERNAMA)

KUALA LUMPUR: Air quality was at unhealthy levels in nine areas in the country as of 8 am, Tuesday, according to the Department of Environment (DOE).

The affected areas are Samarahan, which recorded an Air Pollutant Index (API) reading of 118, Sibu (185) and Sri Aman (113) in Sarawak; Banting (136), Port Klang (127) and Petaling Jaya (102) in Selangor and Batu Muda (124), Cheras (122) and Putrajaya (125) in Kuala Lumpur.

Twenty other places recorded moderate air quality.

An API reading of between 0 and 50 is considered good; 51 to 100, moderate; 101 to 200, unhealthy; 201 to 300, very unhealthy; and 301 and above, hazardous. – Bernama

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