An explosion at a mine in China


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30.09.11.Vzryv occurred at a coal mine in Hunan Province in central China.

The incident resulted in seven people were killed and one was wounded. On Friday the agency "Xinhua" referring to the local authorities.

The explosion at the mine "tion" in the area of Changning occurred Thursday night, but the incident report was only published on Friday. The cause of the explosion, according to a preliminary investigation, the outbreak was the gas, which reached a high concentration due to poor ventilation.

At the mine is currently undergoing reconstruction work, RIA Novosti reported.

According to the government on safety in coal mines of China, in 2010, died in accidents 2.433 thousands of Chinese miners in the first five months of 2011 were killed or missing as a result of these incidents, 807 people.

Source: Voice of Russia

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