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September 2008
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Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
4 Unnamed Coal Mine Liaoning Explosion 27 0
5 Unnamed Mine Sichuan Explosion 15 3
6 Unnamed Coal Mine Hebei Explosion 0 13
6 Renhe Coal Mine Henan H2O Inundation 0 18
8 Tashan Iron Mine Shanxi Mudslide 260 0
The retaining wall of a mining reservoir containing tons of liquid iron-ore waste collapsed at the Tashan Mine, inundating downstream villages and an outdoor market crowded with customers.
9 Hengda Coal Mine Henan Explosion 5 0
12 Illegal Coal Mine Sichuan Exploded by officials 5 0
14 Xin'an Xintai Coal Mine Henan Cave-in 7 3
20 Fuhua Coal Mine Heilongjiang Fire 26 5
21 Unnamed Coal Mine Henan Explosion 31 9
25 Unnamed Calcite Mine Heilongjiang Cave-in 3 0
29 Xiaowuqie Coal Mine Yunnan Explosion 6 0
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.