» 05/06/2005, 00.00
Death toll from mine accidents rises to 51
In two days 220 men die in mining accidents
An illegal mine explodes in Yunnan province, whilst three months after the Shaanxi mining disaster, investigation is hindered by smouldering pit fire.
Shanxi: 153 trapped miners could die of hunger and thirst
Rescuers try to drain flooded mineshafts to reach miners trapped for the past two days who could die from lack of oxygen or poisonous gases. The mine in question is presented as a first-class model of safety and efficiency. China leads the world in mining deaths.
19/06/2013 NEPAL - INDIA
Floods, Nepal and India send army to rescue victims
At least 130 victims and 100 thousand pilgrims blocked. Houses, roads and bridges swept away by the mud. The most serious damage to the Indian state of Uttarkhand. Kathmandu unlocks 10 million rupees (about 79,500 Euros) for relief operations.
Torrential rains in Guangdong and Fujian, more than 50 dead and thousands displaced
The bad weather has hit the city located at the foot of mountains. So far there are 14 missing and over 900 thousand people affected. The most serious damage reported in Guangdong. Landslides have devastated the nine cities, including Guangzhou, the provincial capital.
Hope fading fast for miners trapped in Shanxi
Five days after flooding blocked 57 miners underground in Zuoyon County, none of the rescuers are talking about survivors. Draining pumps were activated only yesterday, due to "technical problems".
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