Explosions in two coal mines at opposite ends of China have killed at least 53 workers and injured many more.
A few hours later, a similar explosion killed 32 miners in Fuyuan in Yunnan province in China’s south-west.
China’s mines are among the most dangerous in the world with more than 5,000 deaths reported every year.[Full Text]
-Also see Explosions in Chinese Coal Mines Leave at Least 53 Workers Dead from the Wall Street Journal