"Two of the injured died later during treatment. The other injured are undergoing treatment in hospitals."
Xian -, May 15 - Seven people were killed in a coal mine accident in China, authorities said Thursday.

At least 37 people were working at a coal mine, under construction by China National Coal Group Corp. in Yulin city of China's Shaanxi province, when the accident occurred around 11 a.m. Wednesday, Xinhua reported.

Of the 37 people, 26 were rescued. Bodies of five of the remaining 11 trapped workers were recovered Thursday morning.

Two of the injured died later during treatment. The other injured are undergoing treatment in hospitals.

An initial investigation revealed that the accident took place in a shaft when a cement pipe fell off.


comments powered by Disqus
Read more on:
 

PERMALINK

http://www.nerve.in/news:2535002374230
You can quote the permanent link above for a direct link to the story. We do not archive or expire our news stories.


STORY OPTIONS
  Email this story to a friend
  XML feed for Asia


 
COPYRIGHTS INFORMATION
All rights reserved for news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.
Contact Nerve Staff for any feedback, corrections and omissions in news stories.
 

All rights reserved for the news content. Reproduction, storage or redistribution of Nerve content and articles in any medium is strictly prohibited.