Updated  
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

Send Us Your Comments:
Name:
Your E-mail address:
Title:
 

VietNamNews may edit your comments and not all emails will be published.

Highlight

Authorities step in to save old trees 1    Authorities step in to save old trees

The Ha Noi People's Committee has asked Ha Noi Urban Railway Management Unit to try to avoid chopping down many old trees to make way for a future metro line.

Young travellers rescue bus accident victims Young travellers rescue bus accident victims

A group of 16 young Vietnamese motorbikers were first on the scene at last Monday's tragic bus accident on its way from the resort town of Sa Pa, which killed 13 of the 50 passengers on a sleeper bus.

Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water Capital's new urban areas still without safe tap water

People living in apartment buildings of the capital's new urban areas are expressing concern over poor-quality tap water.

Minister acts on highway peril Minister acts on highway peril

The Ministry of Transport has urged Lao Cai People's Committee to co-ordinate the completion of the highway linking Noi Bai airport with Lao Cai and the resort town of Sa Pa.

VN film triumphs at Venice festival 1    VN film triumphs at Venice festival

A film by Vietnamese female director Nguyen Hoang Diep beat seven other foreign debut features to win the Best Film prize at the 2014 Venice International Film Festival's International Critics' Week.