Explosions kill four Chinese miners in three days

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Different explosions in two mines located in Central and southwest China killed four workers during the weekend. The news agency Xinhua, quoted by, reports the first accident happened on Friday (3) morning, in central China’s Wufeng county, Hubei province. A gas explosion made three victims. Two days after the first incident, on Sunday (5), a second … Read more

Blast in Chinese coal mine traps and kills 21 workers

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The Chinese Xinjiang province, in the western part of the country, witnessed a violent explosion in a coal mine that killed 21 workers. According to the Xinhua news agency, quoted by ABC News, the accident occurred in the Baiyanggou pit, last Friday (13). The local authorities revealed that 34 miners were working underground at the time of … Read more

Five of the world’s worst mining disasters

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Every miner knows the risks it takes to work in such an industry. However, nothing can prepare someone for accidents like the ones we are about to show you. Here is a list with five of the deadliest mining accidents in the world. 1. Explosion at Benxihu Colliery With a history marked by violence and … Read more