Mine accident in China, eight killed

Last Updated: Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 12:19

Beijing: At least eight miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in north China`s Shanxi province were found dead on Saturday.

Bodies of the mine workers in Hongtong county have been retrieved this morning, the rescue headquarters said.

Four workers, who were pulled out alive yesterday, were receiving treatment at a local hospital.

Twenty-two out of 34 people who were working underground at the time of the incident on Wednesday escaped from the shaft, while the rest were trapped underground.


Download the all new Zee News app for Android and iOS to stay up to date with latest headlines and news stories in Politics, Entertainment, Sports, Technology, Business and much more from India and around the world.

First Published: Saturday, August 4, 2012 - 12:19

More from zeenews

comments powered by Disqus