Eighteen dead following accident at coal mine in China’s city of Chongqing

Eighteen people have died after being trapped in a mine in China’s southwestern city of Chongqing, the official Xinhua news agency said on Saturday, the region’s second such accident in just over two months. The dead were among 24 people trapped underground by excessive levels of carbon monoxide gas at the Diaoshuidong coal mine, the… Read More Eighteen dead following accident at coal mine in China’s city of Chongqing

Sixteen dead following accident at coal mine in China

Sixteen people were killed in a southwest China coal mine accident on Sunday, the official Xinhua news agency said, the latest accident in a country with a poor history of industrial safety. China’s mines are among the deadliest in the world. There were excessive levels of carbon monoxide in the mine, which trapped 17 miners… Read More Sixteen dead following accident at coal mine in China