Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Rescuers rush to reach trapped Chinese miners (en)

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

BEIJING - a collection of volatile gas hampered rescue operations in a Chinese mine and water in an other casting emergency drove crews to reach 42 miners and trapped Sunday for a second day, officials and State said other media reports continue to.

The accidents - a cave on a mine and a flood at the other - occurred is Saturday in two southern provinces after heavy rainfall.

In the Heshan mine in Guangxi ventilated saviors explosive gas released from coal seams and pumped filled out mud water, as they tried, 19 miners believed that 1,200 metres 390 reach underground, the State-run media report that. China Central television interviewed miners, who said he heard a loud explosion before the cave in, at least three miners killed.

Despite constant pumps of night and during the day, increased water levels within the Niupeng mine in Guizhou as water poured from unidentified locations, said Xinhua News Agency.

In addition to traps 21 miners were two Sunday, the reports said more people believed to have been when it flooded within the mine and reported, and an official of the local security is missing.

China News Service, said the two - a relative of the owner and someone him accompanying - had the mine without registration entered. The Niupeng mine, which was under construction and operation at the time of the accident, privately guided. Such mines of tend to be poor safety standards.

Heavy coal demand to China's economy fuel has to Chinese mines the world's deadliest, made despite constant safety campaigns, which have managed to reduce fatal accidents.

On Saturday, the State administration of work safety published its latest order for vigilance after 26 people left dead in the past two weeks in four other mines and at a construction site accidents and a port.

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