At least 18 people killed in coal mine accident in China

November 24, 2012 - 2:23:18 pm
BEIJING:  At least 18 people have died on Saturday in the country's latest coal mine accident, the official Xinhua News Agency said on Saturday.


Xinhua added that five people remained trapped underground after a coal and gas explosion in Xiangshui coalmine in southwestern China's Guizhou province.


It further said that 28 workers were in the mine at the time of the accident. Five of those have been rescued. (QNA)