Coal Mine Flooding Kills 4 in NE China

Four people were confirmed dead in a flooded coal mine pit in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, authorities said Tuesday.

The accident occurred at around 7 a.m. Monday, when eight miners were working at the pit of Oulin Coal Mine in Heihe City. Four of them managed to escape, said a spokesman of the city’s emergency office.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.


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