Seven workers trapped in coal mine accident in China

Seven people remain trapped while 266 others escaped after a coal mine accident in southwest China's Sichuan Province today, local officials said.

The accident took place at state-owned Shanmushu Coal Mine in Gongxian County when 273 miners were working in the pit.

The nature of the accident and its cause are not yet known, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

So far 266 miners have managed to escape while seven others are still underground, the officials said.

The seven trapped miners are all members of a team that was draining gas from the shaft.

More than 100 rescuers are working at the site.

Shanmushu Coal Mine is owned by the Sichuan Coal Group Furong Company and has an annual designed production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes.

image
Business Standard
177 22
Business Standard

Seven workers trapped in coal mine accident in China

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

Seven people remain trapped while 266 others escaped after a coal mine accident in southwest China's Sichuan Province today, local officials said.

The accident took place at state-owned Shanmushu Coal Mine in Gongxian County when 273 miners were working in the pit.



The nature of the accident and its cause are not yet known, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

So far 266 miners have managed to escape while seven others are still underground, the officials said.

The seven trapped miners are all members of a team that was draining gas from the shaft.

More than 100 rescuers are working at the site.

Shanmushu Coal Mine is owned by the Sichuan Coal Group Furong Company and has an annual designed production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes.

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

Seven workers trapped in coal mine accident in China

Seven people remain trapped while 266 others escaped after a coal mine accident in southwest China's Sichuan Province today, local officials said. The accident took place at state-owned Shanmushu Coal Mine in Gongxian County when 273 miners were working in the pit. The nature of the accident and its cause are not yet known, state-run Xinhua news agency reported. So far 266 miners have managed to escape while seven others are still underground, the officials said. The seven trapped miners are all members of a team that was draining gas from the shaft. More than 100 rescuers are working at the site. Shanmushu Coal Mine is owned by the Sichuan Coal Group Furong Company and has an annual designed production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes. Seven people remain trapped while 266 others escaped after a coal mine accident in southwest China's Sichuan Province today, local officials said.

The accident took place at state-owned Shanmushu Coal Mine in Gongxian County when 273 miners were working in the pit.

The nature of the accident and its cause are not yet known, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

So far 266 miners have managed to escape while seven others are still underground, the officials said.

The seven trapped miners are all members of a team that was draining gas from the shaft.

More than 100 rescuers are working at the site.

Shanmushu Coal Mine is owned by the Sichuan Coal Group Furong Company and has an annual designed production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes.
image
Business Standard
177 22

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of "Business Standard Premium Services"

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content - articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters - Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ.com at a great price. No additional sign-up required.
 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the Manage my subscription page to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard