China Landslide ‘Buries Dozens’

From BBC News:

A landslide in south-western China has buried nearly 60 people, according to state media.

Xinhua news agency said 50 mine workers and nine residents were buried in the accident, in an iron-ore mining area of the Chongqing region.

China’s mining industry has a poor safety record with thousands of deaths reported every year.

June 5, 2009, 5:16 AM
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