Beijing, 19 November (IANS). In North China’s Shanxi Province, 5 miners died after a coal mine overflowed last week. Local officials gave this information on Thursday.
According to officials, the rescue operation ended at 11.57 pm on Wednesday when the bodies of the five trapped laborers were taken out. The mine is operated by Mahua Wenguyuan Coal Mining Company Limited in Xiaozhou City.
According to the report of the news agency Xinhua, when the accident occurred on November 11, a total of 91 miners were working there.