China Coal Mine Accident: 23 People lost their lives due to carbon monoxide
The number of people who died in a coal mine accident in West China has reached 23. Let us tell you that so far 23 workers have died due to high levels of carbon monoxide in a coal mine.
New Delhi: The number of people who died in a coal mine accident in West China has reached 23. Let us tell you that so far 23 workers have died due to high levels of carbon monoxide in a coal mine in China. China's official communications agency, said the incident took place at the Dioshuidong Koyala mine in Yogachual district of Chongqing Municipal Corporation on Friday.
Relief personnel have saved one person from this accident. According to Xinhua, in the same year in 2013, poisonous hydrogen sulfide was leaked in the same mine. Three workers were killed in this accident, while two others were injured.
23 People lost their lives:
According to the agency, the accident occurred in a coal mine when workers were destroying equipment in the pit. During this period the level of carbon monoxide in the mine suddenly increased. The deaths of 18 laborers were confirmed on Friday.
Relief and rescue operations in the mine are going on a war footing. The local disaster management department said that mining had started in the Daoshuidong coal mine from 1975. In 1998, the mine was handed over to a private handset. The production capacity per year is 1,20,000 tonnes.
On November 10, 8 workers were killed in another coal mine accident in northwest China's Shaanxi Province. The rescue team had said that 42 people were working in the mine at the time the accident occurred. 34 workers were safely evacuated.