The State Administration of Work Safety said the pre-dawn explosion Tuesday happened at Xinhua No. 4 pit in Pingdingshan city in Henan province.
A statement on the administration’s Web site did not give a reason for the blast. It said 14 miners managed to flee to safety. There were 93 men working underground at the time of the blast, it said.
China Says Coal Mine Blast Kills 35 in Henan
Posted by Sophie Beach | Sep 7, 2009