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6 dead in coal mine accident in China

Six workers trapped after flooding of a state-run coal mine in China have died.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Beijing
UPDATED ON MAR 01, 2008 07:14 PM IST

Six workers trapped after flooding of a state-run coal mine in north China's Shanxi province have died.

Eight miners were trapped underground on February 24 but two were rescued.

The rescuers recovered the last body on Friday midnight, Xinhua news agency said. The cause of the accident was being investigated, it said.

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