According to a survey, the fatality rate for China’s coal mine accidents is 100 times that of the U.S. and 30 times that of South Africa. From 2001 to 2005, there were 188 coal mine accidents with more than ten deaths each (On average, an accident occured every 7.4 days). People living in the cities can never imagine the harsh, underground life of coal mine workers.
Slideshow: Another Mine Disaster
Posted by Sophia Cao | Nov 9, 2007