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February 2007
Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
15 Qiupigou Coal Mine Liaoning Explosion 7 0
2 Xin'an Colliery Henan Fire 24 0
"The number of deaths is 24, not seven, as announced previously by the local authorities.  The deaths of 17 miners were deliberately concealed," Li Jiucheng, director of the Coal Mine Safety Bureau of Henan Province, told Xinhua.
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.