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  • Eight coal miners beaten to death in Meghalaya

    Eight coal miners have been beaten to death and three more are critically injured in the north-eastern state of Meghalaya, officials said on Tuesday.

  • 10 killed, 15 injured in coal mine blast in China

    At least 10 miners were killed and 15 others injured when a gas explosion ripped through a coal mine in central China, the latest deadly incident to hit the country's troubled mining industry.

  • China mine accident kills 22: state media

    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.

  • More than 60 killed in gold mine collapse in Sudan's Darfur

    More than 60 miners were killed this week in Sudan's Darfur region when the gold mine they were working in collapsed, a police spokesman said on Thursday.

  • China mine accident kills 21: state media

    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.

  • 16 killed in Russian coal mine blast

    At least 16 miners were killed Monday when a methane explosion tore through a coal mine in the remote Russian Far North within the Arctic Circle, in the latest disaster to hit the country's mining industry.

  • 12 killed in coal mine accident in China

    12 killed in coal mine accident in China

    Twelve miners were killed and three others remained trapped in a private coal mine accident in northeast China on Wednesday.

  • Five dead, two missing in Turkish mine accident

    Five dead, two missing in Turkish mine accident

    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.

  • 18 Chinese miners die in coal-gas explosion

    A coal mine accident in China's southwest killed 18 workers and trapped five more on Saturday, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

  • Police fire at striking mineworkers in South Africa

    Police fire at striking mineworkers in South Africa

    Striking miners killed one man by setting him on fire Thursday while another was shot and seriously wounded in rekindled labour unrest in South Africa that saw police firing tear gas and rubber bullets.

  • South African police kill two more in crackdown on striking miners

    South African police kill two more in crackdown on striking miners

    South African police have killed two more people in a crackdown on striking miners, labour advocates said on Thursday, with the victims being a ruling party municipal councillor who died of injuries from a rubber bullet and a miner who was run over b...

  • One killed as Bolivia miners protest with dynamite

    One killed as Bolivia miners protest with dynamite

    Organizers of a protest march on Tuesday that preceded the fight said 30,000 miners took part. The dynamite blasts sent people scurrying for safety and prompted shop owners and banks to shut down.

  • 19 killed in China coal mine blast, 28 still trapped

    A gas explosion at a coal mine in southwest China has killed 19 miners and trapped dozens more, state media reported on Thursday. The Xiaojiawan coal mine in Sichuan province's coal-rich Panzhihua city exploded on Wednesday evening with 152 miners in...

  • Higher wage demands spread to other South African mines

    Higher wage demands spread to other South African mines

    South African President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday told striking miners the nation's leaders are mourning with them but he refused their request that he visit the dusty site where police killed 34 strikers and wounded another 78. The killings have cause...

  • South Africa Defence Minister says sorry for shot miners

    South Africa Defence Minister says sorry for shot miners

    South Africa's Defence Minister apologised on Tuesday to angry miners who held up plastic packets of bullet casings, the first government official to beg forgiveness for the police shootings that killed 34 striking miners, wounded another 78 and shoc...

  • South African government orders inquiry on mine violence that killed 34 miners

    South African government orders inquiry on mine violence that killed 34 miners

    President Jacob Zuma rushed home from a regional summit Friday and announced an official inquiry into a police shooting of striking miners that left 34 dead and 78 wounded, an incident that police claimed was self-defence despite video recordings sug...

  • Over 60 miners dead in Congo shaft collapse: Officials

    At least 60 miners were killed when a shaft collapsed in a remote part of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where local armed groups complicated rescue efforts, officials said on Thursday.

  • Seven dead in Mexico mine accident

    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.

  • Cop suspended after five illegal miners killed

    A police officer has been suspended following the death of five women involved in illegal coal mining, an official said on Wednesday.

  • Gas leak kills 20 in latest China mine accident

    Gas leak kills 20 in latest China mine accident

    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.

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