10 die in northwest China after mountain slope collapses
Jul 22, 2022, 8:03 PM | Updated: Jul 23, 2022, 8:04 am
BEIJING (AP) — Ten employees of a coal company died in northwestern China on Saturday when a mountainside slope collapsed on them, state media reported.
Rescuers spent all day to retrieve the workers who were buried in their vehicle en route to a mine site in Jingtai county in Gansu province, CCTV reported.
Ten died and seven were found alive with light injuries. Operations stopped around 8 p.m. Saturday.
The workers were employed by Shanxi Coking Coal Minbao group.
An investigation into the incident was underway.
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