Chinese Coal Mine Flood Kills Twelve

28 October 2010 (Last Updated October 28th, 2010 18:30)

Twelve coal miners have been killed due to flooding at the Dapo Mine in Guizhou Province, China, on 27 October. The authorities are investigating the cause of flooding, reports Xinhua. Some 50 miners were working in the shaft when the incident occurred, according to a provinci

Twelve coal miners have been killed due to flooding at the Dapo Mine in Guizhou Province, China, on 27 October.

The authorities are investigating the cause of flooding, reports Xinhua.

Some 50 miners were working in the shaft when the incident occurred, according to a provincial coal mine safety bureau official.

Of the 38 miners who escaped, only one was injured.