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Gas leak in coal mine in central China kills 18 miners

Gas leak in coal mine in central China kills 18 miners

A gas leak in a coal mine in central China has killed 18 people, local authorities said Monday. The leak happened on Sunday morning when miners were working in the shaft of the mine in Youxian county in Hunan province, according to a statement from the propaganda department of the Communist Party committee of Zhuzhou […]

May 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
At least 35 Workers killed in Iran coal mine explosion

At least 35 Workers killed in Iran coal mine explosion

A coal mine explosion that struck northern Iran killed at least 35 people, semi-official news agencies reported Thursday, as rescuers worked a second day to reach those trapped inside after the blast. The Fars, Mehr and Tasnim news agencies all carried similar reports Thursday morning. State media did not immediately report on the rise in […]

May 4, 2017 | By | Reply More
Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped in China mine found dead

Rescuers say all 33 miners trapped in China mine found dead

All 33 coal miners trapped underground in a gas explosion earlier this week have been found dead, state media reported Wednesday, as work safety officials vowed to punish those responsible. Two miners survived Monday’s explosion but rescuers working around the clock found no others alive. All bodies have been recovered and rescuers were shown bowing […]

November 2, 2016 | By | Reply More
Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Rescuers press to save 18 trapped Turkish miners

Oct 29, – After canceling some festivities for a national holiday, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu both visited the town of Ermenek in Karaman province, where the Has Sekerler mine is located close to Turkey’s Mediterranean coast. Rescue workers desperately pumped water out of a coal mine in southern Turkey and […]

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