|Rescue officials at a coal mine. Photo for illustrative purpose only. — Photo tienphong.vn|Viet Nam News
QUẢNG NINH — One worker was killed and another was injured in an accident at a coal mine in the northern coastal province of Quảng Ninh on Saturday, Tiền Phong (Vanguard) newspaper reported.
The deceased was identified as Đoàn Văn Sỹ, 26, from Ninh Bình Province, and the injured victim as Phạm Ngọc Chương, 31, from Hải Dương Province.
The accident occurred at a mining workshop of the VINCOMIN-Hạ Long Coal Company. Initial investigations reveal that the accident was caused by a landslide of coal and rocks, which buried both the workers.
A group of workers found the two victims, administered first-aids and took them to Quảng Ninh General Hospital.
Sỹ died at the hospital, and Chương is undergoing treatment.
The Quảng Ninh People’s Committee compensated Sỹ’s family with VNĐ6 million (US$263) and Chương’s with VNĐ3 million ($132).
Further investigation is underway. — VNS