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April 2004
Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
3 Kunlun Coal mine Shandong H2O Inundation 1 3
4 Shuanglong Coal Mine Jilin Explosion 1 4
9 Zhulinwan Coal Mine Chongqing Municipality Explosion 4 2
10 Illegal Coal Mine Heilongjiang Explosion 9 1
11 Chaohua Colliery Henan H2O Inundation 0 0
Rescuers Thursday afternoon (4/15) heard 12 trapped miners knocking pipes and shouting for help in a flooded coal mine.  The first miner among the 12 trapped in a flooded coal mine in Chaohua Town of Xinmin City, central China's Henan Province came out at 8:46 Friday morning (4/16).
18 Linkeng Colliery Fujian Fire 11 0
25 Dongnan Colliery Guangdong CO2 Asphyxiation 4 0
26 Shuangyashan Coal Mine Heilongjiang H2O Inundation 4 3
The only survivor was rescued around 8:30 a.m. Monday after being trapped underground for 27 hours.
28 Xieling Coal Mine Hunan Explosion 3 4
30 Liangjiahe Coal Mine Shanxi Explosion 36 0
30 Xinyuan Coal Mine Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region H2O Inundation 15 0
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.