China Mine Explosion Death Toll Reaches 87

Posted by Trish Riley, November 26, 2009

Mining is dangerous. Let’s go solar and wind.

The death toll from China's latest coal mine disaster reached 87 as hopes dimmed on Sunday that more survivors would be found a day after a gas blast at a colliery in the country’s far northeast.

More than 3,000 people died in mine floods, explosions, collapses and other accidents in China in 2008.

via China Mine Explosion Death Toll Reaches 87 – NYTimes.com.

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