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China Mining Accident

Trapped Miners Rescued After Almost 60 Hours Underground

AP | Posted 06.07.2013 | World

BEIJING — Three miners in China have been rescued after spending two and a half days trapped underground because of flooding in a coal mine that...

Massive Coal Mine Blast Kills At Least 10 In China

AP | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

BEIJING (AP) — State media say the death toll from a coal mine explosion in southwestern China has risen to 10, with three workers still missing. ...

16 Chinese Miners Trapped In Flooded Shaft

AP | Posted 09.04.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Sixteen coal miners in southern China have been trapped in their flooded shaft for more than 24 hours. The official China News Service say...

Mining Boss Smears Coal On Face, Pretends To Have Been In Exploded Mine

AP | Posted 01.14.2012 | World

BEIJING — Chinese police detained a mine boss who smeared coal on his face to pretend he had been in the shaft where 34 miners died and nine are...

Second Deadly Mining Accident In A Week Kills At Least 20 In China

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIJING -- Hundreds of rescuers took turns descending into an illegally operated coal mine Thursday to search for 23 Chinese miners trapped by a gas l...

7 Rescued From Chinese Mine, 50 Still Trapped

AP | SCOTT McDONALD | Posted 01.04.2012 | World

BEIJING — Rescuers pulled 44 more miners to the surface Saturday, more than 36 hours after they were trapped following a cave-in at a coal mine ...