Roof fall kills 3 in south China coal mine

CHANGSHA, May 30 (Xinhua) — Three people were confirmed dead in a roof fall accident at a coal mine in central China’s Hunan Province, local sources said late Monday.

The accident occurred at 3 p.m. Monday at Dingli Coal Mine in Jiahe County, trapping three workers who were conducting repair work in the shaft, said the spokesman with the county government.

By 6 p.m., the bodies of the three had been recovered, and the cause of the accident is under investigation.


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