BEIJING Mishaps at two neighboring gold mines in central China’s Henan province killed eleven people on Friday, the formal Xinhua information company documented, citing regional authorities.
Thick smoke engulfed a pit at the Qinling gold mine of China National Gold Team [CNGGC.UL] in Lingbao Metropolis on Friday morning, trapping twelve personnel and six management employees, Xinhua documented on Saturday.
Rescue personnel retrieved seven bodies on Friday night time. Of the ten people taken to medical center, a person unsuccessful to reply to treatment and the other nine were recovering.
One extra entire body was retrieved on Saturday afternoon.
A comparable incident was documented in a neighboring gold mine on Friday afternoon, Xinhua reported, citing the provincial function basic safety administration.
Of the six personnel trapped, four had been rescued even though the other two were identified dead later that night.
Industrial incidents are frequent in China. Anger about lax standards is mounting right after 30 a long time of breakneck financial growth marred by incidents from mining disasters to manufacturing unit fires.
Earlier on Saturday, an operation system collapsed at a electricity plant in southern China, killing nine people.
(Reporting by Ryan Woo Enhancing by Mark Potter)