Rescuers were being dispatched towards a coal mine accident site in Wansheng District, Chongqing Municipality, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua Rescuers were being dispatched towards a coal mine accident site in Wansheng District, Chongqing Municipality, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Rescuers were being dispatched towards a coal mine accident site in Wansheng District, Chongqing Municipality, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua

Death toll hits 22 in Chongqing coal mine accident

A 'gas incident' at a coal mine in Chongqing municipality caused the deaths of 22 workers late on Monday, state media reported

Rescuers were being dispatched towards a coal mine accident site in Wansheng District, Chongqing Municipality, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua Rescuers were being dispatched towards a coal mine accident site in Wansheng District, Chongqing Municipality, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
Rescuers were being dispatched towards a coal mine accident site in Wansheng District, Chongqing Municipality, on Monday. Photo: Xinhua
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