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January, 16 2014 15:10:31

Six workers asphyxiated in mine

Six workers died of asphyxiation while working in an underground coal tunnel in the northern Quang Ninh Province's Dong Trieu District early this morning.— Photo thanhnien

QUANG NINH (Biz Hub)— Six workers died of asphyxiation while working in an underground coal tunnel in the northern Quang Ninh Province's Dong Trieu District early this morning.

The bodies of the victims, who were employees of the Dong Vong Coal Company Ltd, under the Vinacomin-Uong Bi Coal Holding Company Ltd, were recovered and handed over to their families for burial service this morning, according to local authorities.

The case is under investigation.— VNS

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