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9 miners found dead two weeks after China’s Shandong gold mine blast

Rescuers found nine miners dead a day after they rescued 11 of their colleagues alive two weeks after they were trapped at a gold mine in China’s Shandong province. The Yantai city mayor confirmed the deaths, state broadcaster CCTV said. One miner remains missing. Another died last week after falling into a coma. “From Sunday […]

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China rescues 11 trapped miners from gold mine after 14 days

China successfully rescued eleven miners that were trapped inside a gold mine after the entrance tunnel collapsed following an explosion on 10 January. TV footage showed the first miner, who was blindfolded to protect his eyes from the light, being lifted out as emergency workers cheered. A total of 22 miners were trapped in the […]

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Chinese miners trapped in a gold mine since Jan 10 will have to wait 15 more days for rescue

Chinese miners trapped in a gold mine since January 10 may have to wait for 15 days more before they can be rescued because of a blockage on their intended escape route, officials said. A total of 22 workers were trapped underground after an explosion at the Hushan mine in Qixia, a major gold-producing region […]

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12 Chinese miners trapped in gold mine after explosion a week ago send note to rescuers

Twelve Chinese miners trapped after an explosion in a gold mine a week ago are still alive, rescuers said. Chinese state media reported the workers managed to send a note saying “don’t stop trying to reach us” to rescuers seven days after the accident. 22 miners were trapped at the Hushan mine near Yantai in […]