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.

Related Stories

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Posted in World |

Subscribe