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August 2012
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Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
1 Ji'anda Coal Mine Shanxi H2O Inundation 8 0
5 Leiyang Coal Mine Hunan H2O Inundation 0 8
5 Lianyuan Coal Mine Hunan Explosion 7 0
13 Jisheng Coal Mine Jilin Explosion 7 13
16 Ruifeng Coal Mine Shaanxi Roof Fall 0 1
Fifteen miners were rescued from the Ruifeng Mine on August 18th after an entrapment period of 2 days.
27 Nuanquan Coal Mine Shanxi Roof Fall 0 7
27 Honghe Coal Mine Chongqing Municipality Explosion 4 0
27 Unnamed Mine Guangdong Explosives 10 0
28 Hongxing Coal Mine Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region Unknown 6 0
29 Xiaojiawan Coal Mine Sichuan Explosion 45 1
August Totals 87 30
2012 Totals 346 92
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.