21 Killed in Chinese coal mine ordered to improve safety standards in 2017
A cave-in at a coal mine in northwest China on Saturday has left 21 people dead, state media reported on Sunday.
The incident happened at the Lijiagou mine in Shenmu, Shaanxi province, about 4:30pm when 87 people were working underground, local authorities said.
Although rescuers managed to lift 66 miners to safety, 19 were found dead on Saturday, while two others, initially thought to be missing, were confirmed as fatalities on Sunday, state broadcaster CCTV said.……
Death Mining News International
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