62 Dead, 13 Missing After China Mine – AP

From AP, via CBS News:

An explosion tore through a coal mine in northern China on Wednesday, leaving at least 62 workers dead and another 13 missing, the government said, the third disaster in recent weeks involving scores of miners.

The latest incident highlights the Chinese government’s continuing battle with mine safety despite repeated crackdowns and pledges by the leadership to improve conditions.

December 7, 2005 5:04 PM
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