URUMQI, July 11 (Xinhuanet) --
Rescuers have found 65 corpses in acoal mine with a blast in the wee hours of
Monday in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
|65 miners have been confirmed dead in
Xinjiang coal mine blast. (Photo: Xinhua)|
By 11:00 p.m. Monday, 18 of the
87 miners remained missing. They were working underground when the accident
happened at around2:30 a.m. in Shenlong Coal Mine of Fukang County in Xinjiang.
Four people escaped the accident, said Wang Yongzhu,
deputy-director of the Xinjiang Coal Mine Safety Supervision Administration.