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CNN   03 October 2019   Democratic Republic of Congo   Kampene  
<p>The number of illegal miners killed in a gold mine collapse in the Democratic Republic of Congo rose to 22 on Thursday, the country's minister of social affairs told CNN.<br>The initial death toll from Wednesday's incident at an illegally-run mine in Kampene ...
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CBC News   05 August 2019   British Columbia   Quesnel Lake  
<p>People are swimming and fishing in Quesnel Lake five years after the largest environmental mining disaster in Canadian history, but residents of Likely, B.C., are still struggling with unresolved emotions about what happened and who will be held accountable ...
<p>At least 41 artisanal miners were killed when part of a copper and cobalt mine owned by Swiss-based mining giant Glencore collapsed in southern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the provincial governor has said.<br />The accident occurred on Thursday ...
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The times of India   21 October 2018   China  
<p>BEIJING: Two mine workers were killed, two have been rescued while 18 others remain trapped in a coal mine that was ripped through in a rock burst in east China's Shandong Province, local officials said on Sunday.</p>
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The   30 November 2016   Poland   Europe  
<p>Rescue workers are using bare hands in a desperate attempt to save four missing miners at a Polish copper mine that was hit by a tremor and a cave-in.</p> <p>Four other miners were killed in the tragedy, the mine's director said.</p> <p>The tremor occurred ...
The Guardian   29 January 2016   China   Shandong  
<p>Rescuers in China have saved four miners who were trapped more than 200 metres underground for 36 days after seams in the pit suddenly collapsed.<br />Footage from state broadcaster CCTV showed watching crowds applaud as the men, aged between 36 and 58, ...   22 November 2015   Myanmar   Hpakant  
<p>At least 90 people have been killed in a huge landslide while searching for precious jade in a remote mining area of northern Myanmar, officials say. "We found 79 dead bodies on November 21 (and) 11 today so the total so far is 90," said Nilar Myint, an ...
NDTV   17 July 2015   Philippines   Manila  
<p>MANILA: Three people died and six others are believed to have also been killed when part of a coal mine collapsed on a remote central Philippine island on today, the provincial governor said.</p> <p>Nine workers were using heavy machinery to remove sea ...