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  • 16 Killed in China Coal Mine Collapse

    16 Killed in China Coal Mine Collapse

    A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said on Saturday.

  • Rescuers Recover Last Body of Five Miners Killed in Bosnia Accident

    Rescuers Recover Last Body of Five Miners Killed in Bosnia Accident

    Rescuers recovered late on Sunday the body of the last of five Bosnian miners who were killed after an earthquake triggered a collapse at the central Raspotocje mine and trapped 34 miners half a kilometre below the surface.

  • Seven Killed in Ukraine Mine Blast

    Seven Killed in Ukraine Mine Blast

    Seven miners were killed and two others are missing after a gas explosion ripped through an underground coal mine in eastern Ukraine, authorities said on Friday.

  • Fire in Turkish Mine Delays Rescue Work, Death Toll Rises to 299

    Fire in Turkish Mine Delays Rescue Work, Death Toll Rises to 299

    A fire broke out on Saturday in part of a mine where nearly 300 miners were killed in Turkey's worst ever industrial disaster, hindering efforts to find up to three remaining workers believed to be still underground, the country's energy minister sai...

  • Five Miners Killed, Dozens Trapped in Illegal Mozambique Gold Mine

    Five Miners Killed, Dozens Trapped in Illegal Mozambique Gold Mine

    Mozambique police said on Thursday at least a dozen people were trapped underground after an illegal mine collapsed in the northern district of Memba, killing five miners.

  • 157 Dead in Turkey Mine Blast, Hundreds More Trapped

    157 Dead in Turkey Mine Blast, Hundreds More Trapped

    At least 157 miners have been killed and more than 200 remain trapped underground after an explosion and fire in a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa, officials said.

  • Turkey Coal Mine Disaster Leaves 17 Dead, Hundreds Trapped

    Turkey Coal Mine Disaster Leaves 17 Dead, Hundreds Trapped

    At least 17 miners were killed and more than 200 remain trapped underground after an explosion in a coal mine in the western Turkish province of Manisa on Tuesday, officials said.

  • At Least Four Dead, Hundreds Trapped in Collapsed Turkey Coal Mine

    At Least Four Dead, Hundreds Trapped in Collapsed Turkey Coal Mine

    At least four miners were killed and as many as 400 others remain trapped underground after a coal mine collapsed in the western Turkish province of Manisa on Tuesday, a lawmaker said.

  • 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.

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