Coal mine collapse kills miner

Update: April, 10/2014 - 08:09

NINH BINH (VNS) — A coal mine collapsed in the northern Ninh Binh Province on Tuesday, killing a miner, the Nho Quan District's People's Committee said.

Two other miners managed to escape by running out of the mine.

The mine belongs to the Sinh Phat Loc Company in Nho Quan District, Thach Binh Commune.

The company has paid more than VND100 million, or US$4,700, as compensation to the family of the victim.

The People's Committee has asked the concerned authorities to investigate the cause of the mine collapse. — VNS