SHANGLA: The family members of miners, that were abducted and after that killed at Kalakhel area of Darra Adamkhel in 2011, have demanded of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to take unique measures for safety of Shangla coal miners operating at mines in the tribal areas.
They declared that miners were being targeted in neighborhood inter-tribe battles.
According to participants of the affected family members, a great deal of coal miners from Shangla operating at the mines in tribal regions of Kohat and also various other southerly areas are dangerous.
Abdul Hanif, uncle of a departed miner from Ranyal, recalled that 5 young men of his household had actually chosen mining work to Kalakhel in 2011 and just 2 days later on they disappeared.
” The mine was disputed and the mine manger of Kalakhel people did not tell the employees as well as sent them inside the mine and the really next day they were eliminated by the opponent local team,” he claimed.
Impacted households claim mineworkers are being targeted over inter-tribe feuds
He added the miners were killed in 2012 and hidden in a mass grave.
Wazir Rehman, dad of three departed miners, informed this correspondent that he had 10 kids of which 4 were children as well as now only the more youthful one was left.
“My three sons in between 18 and also 21 years old, bro and also nephew had gone happily for job and also were abducted the really next day. We waited for them for a years and at the end we got their remains,” he stated.
He claimed they wanted justice and also safety and security of various other miners working in the tribal locations. He stated that last year seven miners were abducted from a mine and then launched.
Noor Rehman, a member of the family of a deceased collier, said the affected households had actually spent over Rs5 million on browsing their enjoyed ones.
“We additionally sought assistance from the preachers’ groups going to Darra Adamkhel to browse the miners as well as they satisfied a nomad that knew the mass grave,” he said.
He mentioned that the wanderer told them that they had discovered all the 16 bodies in the area lying on the ground in 2012 and also hidden them after that.
He declared that when the preachers dug up the tomb they recognized 2 of the miners from garments.
Noor Rehman claimed later on they informed the political leaders and also coalmine workers organization who made it possible to collected the mass tomb and change remains of the miners to Shangla.