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Coal mine collapse leaves seven injured, one missing

The Saigon Times

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HCMC – A coal mine in the northern province of Quang Ninh has collapsed, leaving seven workers injured and one missing, according to local news reports.

The collapse occurred at the Coc Sau coal mine, the oldest and deepest coal mine in the province, at a depth of 270 meters below sea level.

Local authorities said that one worker is still missing while the two injured individuals have been hospitalized. Four other workers affected by the incident have also been taken to the hospital for check-ups.

Coc Sau coal mine is the deepest in Quang Ninh, with its bottom 300 meters below sea level. This year, the mine looks to turn out 1.5 million tons of coal.

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