16 trapped in NE China colliery flooding
In yet another incident of mine related accident 16 people are fighting with death in flooded mine in north east province of China.How safe are Chinese mines for the workers? Do they follow the standard safety measures?
These are unanswerable question at least in case of China.Hope the miners will get rescued by the Government in time.
Sixteen workers were trapped in a flooded coal mine Saturday in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, local authorities said.
The accident occurred at about 5 a.m. when 22 miners were working in Xingnong Township, Jixi City. Six escaped and 16 others were still missing as of Saturday noon, according to the information office of Jixi city government.
Rescue work and an investigation into the cause of the flood are underway.