China Iron Mine Accident: 13 Workers’ death confirmed

All thirteen workers, who were entrapped in an iron mine in north China’s Shanxi Province, have been confirmed dead, according to the local authorities. Reportedly, the bodies of the workers were lifted out of the well that flooded the Dahongcai iron mine in Daixian County on June 10.

A rescue team constituting  1,084 people worked for six consecutive days. The DNA confirmation has been completed, according to the local rescue headquarters. Police have detained 13 suspects. An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway, the state-run Xinhua news reported on late Wednesday night.

Police have detained 13 suspects. An investigation into the cause of the accident is under way, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported on late Wednesday night.

Chinese coal mines are one of the deadliest in the world. In 2009, China had the most mining accident fatalities in the world, with a total of 2,631 coal miners dying in accidents, according to an official figure released by State Administration of Work Safety.

Most accidents are blamed on a failure to follow safety regulations, including adequate ventilation and available fire control equipment.

 

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