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21 workers lifeless in China mine flood

Guiyang : China | Jun 06, 2011 at 10:38 PM PDT
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Coal Mine Flood Traps 12 in Southwest China

establishment in southwest China have long-established the deaths of 21 workers in two snowed under coal mines, state media said Monday, stress the dangers of toiling in the nation's collieries.



In Guiyang city, the assets of Guizhou province, 13 people were confirmed dead at the Fuhong mine, subsequent a flood on May 29, the bureaucrat China Daily newspaper reported.



Just five bodies have been healthier, but experts have strong-minded with the intention of the eight miners still inside had no possibility of sustained existence.



A preliminary investigation revealed that the mine was not constructed in accordance by means of an accepted plan a possible cause of the accident.



The second incident, which took place at an illegal mine on May 31 on the border of Guizhou province and the Guangxi region, left eight workers trapped. All of their bodies had been recovered by Saturday, the broadsheet reported.



Police have under arrest four mine owners, it said.



Last year, 2,433 people died in coal mine accidents in China, according to official figures, or a rate of more than six workers per day.



Work human rights groups, however, say the actual death toll is likely much higher than official data indicates, partly due to under-reporting of accidents as mine bosses look for to limit their monetary losses and avoid punishment.



Wounded at Chinese coal mines peaked in 2002 when 6,995 deaths were recorded, sparking labors by the government to enhance safety standards.

zeshanm is based in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter for Allvoices.
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