Shaanxi coal mine accident kills four, injures one

October 24, 2019 in mining

Four employees working for the rescue centre of the state-owned Shaanxi Binchang Mining Group were killed on October 22 in an accident when they conducted the inspection on the company’s underground Dafosi coal mine in Xianyang city, Northwest China’s Shaanxi province, according to a company release on October 23.
The four workers died of suffocation because of the high gas density at the underground mine, and another was injured in the accident, a release from China’s National Coal Mine Safety Administration on Wednesday shared more details. The Dafosi mine has been suspended operations immediately after the accident, and no date of resumption has been specified.
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