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11 dead in northeast China coal mine accident

Published : 28 Nov 2023, 23:13

  DF News Desk
File Photo: Xinhua.

Eleven people were killed in a coal mine accident that occurred Tuesday afternoon in Shuangyashan City, northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, according to the mining company, reported Xinhua.

According to an initial investigation, the accident that occurred at around 2:40 p.m. at the Shuangyang coal mine of Heilongjiang Longmay Shuangyashan Mining Co., Ltd. was caused by rock burst.

The search and rescue work has been completed, and a further investigation into the cause of the accident is under way.