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July 2007
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Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
5 Illegal Coal Mine Shanxi Explosion 6 0
22 Xinfa Coal Mine Liaoning Explosion 7 0
23 Unnamed Coal Mine Shanxi H2O Inundation 0 11
29 Zhijian Coal Mine Henan H2O Inundation 0 69
29 69 workers trapped in a Chinese coal mine for more than three days were pulled out alive.  The Zhijian mine in China's central Henan province flooded on Sunday morning with 102 workers underground.  Thirty-three miners escaped but the other 69 were trapped in a section of 600 metres of tunnels that were submerged.  See More.
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.