china mine explosion kills 74

Good Lord. In China, at least 74 are dead after a mine explosion in the city of Gujiao in the Shanxi Province. As of yesterday evening, dozens were still trapped in the mine in the deadliest coal-mining accident in the country in more than a year: At Least 74 Miners Are Killed in China Blast.

At the time of the explosion, 436 people were working underground. Rescue workers told Xinhua, the state news agency, that 114 miners had been hospitalized, with six listed in critical condition. The injured miners had carbon monoxide poisoning. More here: China mine blast kills 74, traps dozens

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