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2008-07-26 12:00:44

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Rescuers Urged To Speed Efforts for 29 Trapped in China Mine flood"] Rescuers urged to speed efforts for 29 trapped in China mine flood BOSE, Guangxi, July 26 (Xinhua) - Local authorities ordered rescuers on Saturday to speed up efforts in their search for 29 miners trapped for five days in a deadly coal mine flood in south China while avoiding secondary disasters. The rescue operation...

2008-07-23 00:00:37

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Baise, Guangxi, 23 July: Rescuers have recovered the bodies of seven, not six as they reported on Tuesday [22 July], of the 36 trapped miners in the flooded Nadu Mine in south China. Huang Yi, spokesman for the State Administration of Work Safety, said the chaos of the rescue operation had led to the miscalculation in the death toll. The operation had reached a critical period, said Huang, as heavy...

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Thirty-six miners remain trapped in flooded S. China coal mine BAISE, Guangxi, July 22 (Xinhua) -- Thirty-six miners remained trapped in the Nadu Mine in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where flooding occurred on Monday afternoon, rescuers said on Tuesday morning. The rescue team led by Guo Shengkun, secretary of the regional Communist Party Committee, confirmed 56 miners were working underground, when the mine flooded at 3:30 p.m. on Monday. Seven of the workers...

2008-07-22 09:00:55

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st LD: Six Miners Confirmed Dead in Flooded South China Coal mine"] BAISE, Guangxi, July 22 (Xinhua) - Six of the 36 trapped miners were confirmed dead in the Nadu Mine in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where flooding occurred on Monday, said local mining authorities on Tuesday afternoon. Rescuers discovered the six bodies in the flooded mine shaft, but they have kept...

2008-07-22 06:00:37

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st Ld: Thirty-Six Miners Remain Trapped in Flooded S. China Coal mine"] BAISE, Guangxi, July 22 (Xinhua) - Thirty-six miners remained trapped in the Nadu Mine in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where flooding occurred on Monday afternoon, rescuers said Tuesday morning. A rescue team led by Guo Shengkun, secretary of the Guangxi regional Communist Party committee, said 56...

2008-07-22 00:00:31

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Baise, Guangxi, 22 July: Thirty-six miners remained trapped in the Nadu Mine in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, where flooding occurred on Monday [21 July] afternoon, rescuers said on Tuesday morning [22 July]. The rescue team led by Guo Shengkun, secretary of the regional Communist Party Committee, confirmed 56 miners were working underground, when the mine flooded at 3:30 p.m. on...

2008-07-15 09:01:05

10 miners trapped in N. China coal mine flood TAIYUAN, July 14 (Xinhua) -- Three miners escaped a flooded coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province early on Monday while 10 others remained trapped, said local rescuers. The three miners, whose identities were not immediately known, appeared at the entrance of the Wangzhuang Coal Mining Co., Ltd. in Changzhi City around 7 a.m. and were taken to hospital for health checkups. A hospital source said all three were in good health. The...

2008-07-15 09:01:05

10 people die in north China coal mine flooding TAIYUAN, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a coal mine flooding in north China's Shanxi Province stood at ten as the bodies of trapped miners were recovered early on Tuesday. The flooding took place at the Wangzhuang Coal Mine in Changzhi City on Saturday night when 82 miners were working underground. Sixty-nine miners managed to escape hours later and another three escaped by themselves on Monday, the rescue headquarters said....

2008-07-14 06:00:29

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "10 Miners Trapped in N. China Coal Mine Flood"] TAIYUAN, July 14 (Xinhua) - Three miners escaped a flooded coal mine in north China's Shanxi Province early on Monday while 10 others remained trapped, said local rescuers. The three miners, whose identities were not immediately known, appeared at the entrance of the Wangzhuang Coal Mining Co., Ltd. in Changzhi City around 7 a.m. and were...

2008-07-13 12:00:42

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Thirteen Trapped in North China Coal Mine Flood"] TAIYUAN, July 13 (Xinhua) - A coal mine flood in north China's Shanxi Province trapped 13 people on Saturday night, the local work safety authority has confirmed. Rescue efforts are under way. The accident happened at about 11:40 p.m. at the Wangzhuang Coal Mining Co., Ltd. in Changzhi City, said an official with the provincial work safety...


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