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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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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 […]