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Latest Shanxi mine blast Stories

2008-07-08 09:00:51

Death toll in N. China mine accident stands at 21 TAIYUAN, July 7 (Xinhua) -- Rescuers had recovered 21 bodies from the site of a mining accident in north China's Shanxi Province as of Monday, the end of a three day search operation.

2008-07-07 09:00:47

Death toll rises to 21 in north China coal mine accident TAIYUAN, July 6 (Xinhua) -- At least 21 miners have died after a coal mine accident in north China's Shanxi Province on Saturday morning, local authority said on Sunday.

2008-07-06 12:00:18

An accidental release of carbon monoxide has killed at least 21 coal miners in China's Shanxi province, authorities say.

2008-07-06 06:00:12

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Coal Mine Accident Kills One, Traps 16 in North China"] TAIYUAN, July 6 (Xinhua) - One miner was killed and another 16 were still trapped underground after a coal mine accident occurred in north China's Shanxi Province on Saturday morning, local authority said on Sunday.

2008-07-02 09:00:00

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Xi'an, 2 July - With 16 trapped miners confirmed dead on Wednesday, the death toll of a coal shaft collapse accident on Tuesday rose to 18 in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

2008-07-02 09:00:46

Two dead, possibly 16 trapped in NW China mine collapse XI'AN, July 1 (Xinhua) -- Two miners are dead and an estimated 16 others are trapped after a coal shaft collapsed on Tuesday in northwest China's Shaanxi Province.

2008-07-02 09:00:46

Chinese work safety officials Wednesday were investigating the cause of coal mine collapse that killed at least 18 miners, officials said Rescue workers found the bodies of 16 miners trapped in the state-owned mine in Shaanxi province, reported Xinhua, China's official news agency.

2008-07-01 21:00:14

A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China Tuesday, killing two miners and trapping about 16 others, emergency response officials said. More than two dozen workers were in the vicinity when the accident occurred about 11:15 a.m.

2008-06-19 09:00:47

Coal mine cave-in kills five workers in NW China URUMQI, June 17 (Xinhua) -- A cave-in killed five workers in a coal mine in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region early Tuesday, local government authorities reported. The accident happened at about 6 a.m.

2008-06-19 09:00:46

Spontaneous blast of explosives causes China mine accident XIAOYI, Shanxi, June 17 (Xinhua) -- Spontaneous ignition of explosives caused a coal mine blast on Friday that killed 28 people and trapped six, said Zhang Jianmin, vice governor of north China's Shanxi Province, on Tuesday.


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