CHINA 15 detained over fatal iron-mine accident in China's Shanxi

CHINA

15 detained over fatal iron-mine accident in China's Shanxi

Xinhua

20:58, June 22, 2021

Rescuers work at the accident site of an iron mine flooding in Daixian County, north China's Shanxi Province on June 11, 2021. (Photo: Agencies)

A total of 15 people have been detained by local police and another five removed or suspended from their posts after an iron-mine accident killed 13 in north China's Shanxi Province.

The accident took place in Daixian County on June 10 when a well of the iron mine flooded.

An investigation into the cause of the accident is still underway.

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