World | Reuters | Wednesday June 4, 2014
Twenty two workers were killed in a coal mine accident in southwestern China, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Wednesday, the latest mining disaster to highlight poor safety standards in the world's biggest coal producing country.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 15, 2014
Furious Turks heckled Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan and jostled his entourage on Wednesday as protests erupted in several cities over a coal mine disaster in which at least 274 people died, making it the worst industrial accident in the nation's hist...
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Anger was growing across Turkey on Wednesday as hopes faded for scores of workers trapped in a collapsed mine and the death toll hit 245, edging it closer to becoming the country's worst-ever industrial disaster.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday May 14, 2014
Women wailed uncontrollably, men knelt sobbing and others just stared in disbelief outside a coal mine in western Turkey as rescue workers removed a steady stream of bodies Wednesday from an underground explosion and fire that killed at least 238 wor...
India | Edited by Romit Bhattacharyya (With inputs from agencies) | Saturday August 10, 2013
A landslide in a coal mine in Sundergarh district of Odisha today killed at least seven people and injured two others.
World | Associated Press | Sunday May 12, 2013
Authorities say 40 miners have died in two separate coal mine explosions in southwestern China.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 11, 2013
An accidental explosion at a coal mine in southwest China killed 22 miners on Saturday, state media said, in the latest deadly incident to hit the country's troubled industry.
World | Agence France- Presse | Wednesday March 13, 2013
An accident at a coal mine in southwest China killed 21 miners on Tuesday, state media said, in the latest disaster to hit the country's troubled industry.
World | Press Trust of India | Wednesday January 30, 2013
Twelve miners were killed and three others remained trapped in a private coal mine accident in northeast China on Wednesday.
World | Associated Press | Monday January 7, 2013
An official says a gas leak inside a coal mine in northern Turkey has killed five workers and injured one. Two other miners are missing and feared dead.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 5, 2012
A gas blast in a southwest China coal mine left 17 people dead on Wednesday, state press said of the latest accident in the dangerous industry.
World | Associated Press | Saturday November 24, 2012
A coal mine accident in China's southwest killed 18 workers and trapped five more on Saturday, the official Xinhua News Agency said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Thursday July 26, 2012
Seven miners were killed in an explosion at a coal mine in northern Mexico, police has said. "We confirm the recovery of the bodies of the seven trapped miners," local police official Francisco artinez said in a statement to Milenio television.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday July 13, 2012
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) team on Friday called off the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in Meghalaya since July 6, an official said. The miners got trapped in a mine in South Garo Hills district last week...
World | Associated Press | Friday November 11, 2011
Hundreds of rescuers took turns descending into an illegally operated coal mine Thursday to search for 23 Chinese miners trapped by a gas leak that killed 20 others, in the country's second deadly mining accident in less than a week.