1 killed, 4 injured in China coal mine explosion
BEIJING: At least one person has been killed and four others injured in a gas explosion at a coal mine in central China’s Hunan Province, authorities said today.
The blast took place yesterday in a shaft at Shanwozhuang coal mine in Jiahe County.
Five workers, who were working at the mine, sustained injuries and rushed to a nearby hospital.
One of the severely injured persons died, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Further investigations into the incident were underway.