Monday, November 28, 2005

Coal mine explosion kills 68 in China

via yahoo headlines.

By JOE McDONALD, Associated Press Writer

QITAIHE, China - Coal dust caught fire in a mine in northeast China, sparking an explosion that killed at least 68 people and left 79 missing, the government said Monday, as the country's leadership called for tighter work safety measures. more...

tags: coal, mine, energy, safety