Two Confirmed Dead in Gold-Mine Flooding in E.
December 31, 2005
Rescuers recovered two bodies of the miners trapped in
Thursday gold mine in Penglai City, east China's Shandong Province Saturday,
three others were still missing, according to local government.
flooding took place at around 7 a.m. Thursday morning when eight miners were
working in the No. 8 shaft of the Hexi Gold Mine in Penglai.
miners were rescued at around 7:00 a.m. Friday and rescuers were searching for
the three others missing, the provincial work safety administration said on
Investigation showed that the miners might happen to dig
through a nearby flooded waste mine and caused the accident, according to the