Latest Shanxi mudslide Stories
By Keith Bradsher The governor and deputy governor of Shanxi Province lost their jobs Sunday after at least 254 villagers were killed when their homes were engulfed in a cascade of muddy iron ore waste from the reservoir of an unlicensed mine.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua "Commentary" by Xinhua writers Ni Siyi, Wang Cong: "Can Government Personnel Reshuffle Make Shanxi Province a Safer Place?"] BEIJING, Sept.
Chinese provincial officials were removed from their jobs Sunday as officials said the death toll from last week's deadly Shanxi mudslide reached 254.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "1st Ld-Writethru: North China Mud-Rock Flow Death Toll Rises To 254"] XIANGFEN, Shanxi, Sept. 13 (Xinhua) - The death toll of a mud- rock flow in north China's Shanxi Province rose to 254 as of 8 p.m.
About 90 percent of the area covered by a deadly mudslide at a Chinese mine has been searched, an official said Friday as the death toll rose to 178.
By Ben Blanchard Why anyone would choose to work in China's often deadly mining industry appears to be a mystery, until you talk to people like Lu Renyan. For him, the motivating factor is poverty.
At least 13 people involved with an illegal ore mine where a deadly mudslide occurred could face criminal charges, Chinese officials said Thursday. The death toll in the disaster in Shanxi Province increased to 151 with 35 injured, Xinhua, the official government news agency reported.
The death toll from a rain-triggered mud-rock slide this week in a mining town in China's northern Shanxi province has risen to 128, officials said. The incident occurred Monday at a pond holding waste ore materials from the Tashan Mine in rain-soaked Linfen City, Xinhua reported.
Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "3rd-Ld-Writethru: N. China Mud-Rock Flow Death Toll Rises To 56"] TAIYUAN, Sept.
North China mud-rock flow death toll rises to 34 TAIYUAN, Sept.
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