More than twenty deaths due to collapse of coal mine in China

In China, 21 miners died when part of a mine collapsed. Rescue workers were still trying to find two people who may be in the mine were trapped, but they are found dead, reports the Chinese Volksdagblad.

The accident happened Saturday afternoon (local time) in a coal mine in the Shaanxi province in the middle of the country. At that time there were 87 people underground to work. Most of them were safely out of the mine shafts. An investigation into the circumstances of the accident set.

In China, issues with the underground extraction of minerals, especially coal, to the order of the day. Poor safety precautions and maintenance, lack of supervision and nepotism in local governments are making every year hundreds of victims.

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