Tuesday, April 28, 2015   

Three missing after Jiangxi mine blast
(03-21 14:48)

Three people are missing after a vehicle carrying explosives blew up in a copper ore mine on Thursday morning in Yongping County in east China's Jiangxi Province, local sources said.
At about 9:50 a.m., the vehicle exploded while it was being washed in the copper ore mine, which is affiliated to Jiangxi Copper Corporation, rescuers said, Xinhua news agency reports.
Rescuers are searching for the missing people. No casualties have been reported.
An investigation into the explosion is underway.
Yongping copper ore mine covers an area of about 10 square kilometers. It is the country's second largest open pit copper mine.
   
Other China breaking news:
9,636 investigated for graft (04-27 16:10)
Industrial profits remain weak (04-27 13:14)
ASEAN says China damages trust, undermines peace (04-27 12:17)
Taiwan Nationalists reach out to Beijing (04-24 16:14)
Woman who murdered abusive husband spared death (04-24 16:10)
Monthly China auto survey launched (04-24 13:12)
New CCTV head appointed (04-24 12:12)
Urban jobless rate slips slightly (04-24 11:54)
Last post for revealing last rites (04-23 20:09)
Beijing becomes Jakarta’s ally in building projects (04-23 17:11)

More breaking news >>

© 2015 The Standard, The Standard Newspapers Publishing Ltd.
Contact Us | About Us | Newsfeeds | Subscriptions | Print Ad. | Online Ad. | Street Pts

 


Home | Top News | Local | Business | China | ViewPoint | CityTalk | World | Sports | People | Central Station | Spree | Features

The Standard

Trademark and Copyright Notice: Copyright 2015, The Standard Newspaper Publishing Ltd., and its related entities. All rights reserved.  Use in whole or part of this site's content is prohibited.   Use of this Web site assumes acceptance of the
Terms of Use, Privacy Policy Statement and Copyright Policy.  Please also read our Ethics Statement.