8 killed, 1 injured in coal mine gas outburst in Guizhou

(Xinhua) 16:15, April 14, 2021

GUIYANG, April 13 (Xinhua) -- Eight people have been found dead and one injured following a coal and gas outburst in a coal mine in southwest China's Guizhou Province.

Search and rescue efforts have concluded as of 3:27 p.m. Tuesday, and the injured is receiving treatment.

The accident happened at around 8:50 a.m. on April 9 at the Dongfeng Coal Mine in Jinsha County located in the city of Bijie.

An investigation into the accident is currently underway. 

(Web editor: Guo Wenrui, Liang Jun)


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