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Death toll climbs to 6 in China’s goldmine fire

Fire broke out in Caojiawa Gold Mine, located in eastern city of Zhaoyuan in Shandong province

Riyaz ul Khaliq and Islamuddin Sajid   | 17.02.2021
Death toll climbs to 6 in China’s goldmine fire

ANKARA

The number of dead in a goldmine fire rose to six while four miners remain hospitalized in eastern China, according to media reports.

The fire broke out as workers were repairing facilities at the Caojiawa Gold Mine in Zhaoyuan in the province of Shandong, said Chinese Global Times.

Rescued workers have been admitted to the hospital for treatment.

The latest accident comes after at least 22 miners were trapped on Jan. 10 in a goldmine explosion in Qixia, also in Shandong province.

Ten miners were killed, 11 rescued, and one is still missing. Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.
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