UNDERGROUND MINING

Underground accident kills 12 in China coal mine

Chinese state media reported on Thursday that 12 lives were lost and 13 injured in a mining incident in northeast China.

This unfortunate incident follows a pattern of mining accidents in China. Photo: SvedOliver

This unfortunate incident follows a pattern of mining accidents in China. Photo: SvedOliver

The incident occured at 3:50pm on Wednesday when a mining cart ran off the tracks in the inclined shaft at the underground Kunyuan mine in Heilongjiang province's Jixi City.  China Central Television...

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