THREE KILLED IN COAL MINE ACCIDENT IN CENTRAL CHINA’S HUNAN PROVINCE

Beijing, – A coal mine accident has killed at least three people and trapped 18 others underground on Sunday in central China’s Hunan Province, local authorities said.

The accident occurred at the Jilinqiao colliery in Huangfengqiao Township, Youxian County, and as a result many miners working in the shaft were poisoned by gas, China’s Xinhua reported the county government as saying.

Rescue work is underway. The cause of the accident is under investigation. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency