26 died after an explosion at a coal mine in China

At least 26 miners have died in a gas explosion at a coal mining center of China. Another 20 miners had escaped after the blast surface.

According to local authorities, the mine continued its work although it ordered an end, for failure to comply with safety standards. China’s mining industry is considered the most dangerous in the world.

Last year, over 2,600 Chinese miners died in accidents, according to official figures. Considers environmental organizations, however, that the actual number of victims was much higher.

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Posted by S.Keslar on Dec 8 2010. Filed under Featured News, Industry. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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