Seven dead in NE China mine accident

Seven dead in NE China mine accident
# 30 January 2013 04:07 (UTC +04:00)

Baku-APA. Seven workers died and six others were trapped in a coal mine accident in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province,the provincial coal mine safety administration said Wednesday, APA reports quoting XInhua

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Three worker entered the Yongsheng colliery in Dongning County to do maintenance work but fainted due to poisonous gas in the colliery at around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, the administration said.

Rescuers were sent to the site, but some of them were also poisoned.

The rescue work is still underway on Wednesday.

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