10 killed in China coalmine blast

May 8th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS  

Wuhan (China), May 8 (IANS) Ten miners were killed and six injured Saturday in a blast inside a coalmine in central China, an official said.
Nineteen miners were working in the shaft of the Shuijingwan Coal Mine when the blast took place, around 7:30 a.m., said Zhan Caiyong, director of the Hubei Provincial Work Safety Bureau.

The mine is located in Zhonglu township in Lichuan city, Xinhua reported.

The injured were rushed to hospital.

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