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Marble quarry collapse in remote Pakistan kills at least 17

Christian Fernsby |
A collapse at a marble quarry in a remote area of Pakistan on Monday has killed at least 17 people, and 11 others are missing.

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Topics: PAKISTAN   

Rescue workers, including Pakistani soldiers, continued to dig through the rubble to find survivors on Tuesday.

Nine people were injured. The number of fatalities was unclear because some families took bodies of loved ones directly to their homes from the site, said Sameen Shinwari, a doctor at the Ghalanai District Headquarters Hospital, about 50 kilometres away.

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