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December 2005
Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
31 Unnamed asbestos Mine Inner Mongolia Explosion 5 0
31 Unnamed lime kiln Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Cave-in 7 0
28 Fanjiasi Shanxi H2O Inundation 17 0
26 Hexi gold Shandong H2O Inundation 2 3
26 Abandoned Iron Mine Henan Cave-in 11 0
24 Xiangshui Coal Guizhou Fire 0 12
22 Tunnel construction Sichuan Explosion 44 0
19 Xinyuan Guizhou H2O Inundation
all 18 trapped miners were rescued on 12/21
0 18
19 Majiahe Shaanxi Explosion 7 0
18 Unnamed Tungsten Mine Yunnan Cave-in 0 6
8 Changling Jilin H2O Inundation 6 0
8 Baota No. 4 Shaanxi Sabotage Explosion 8 0
7 Liuguantun Colliery Hebei Explosion 91 12
2 Unnamed Coal Mine Anhui Cave-in 0 2
2 Unnamed Coal Mine Guizhou Explosion 0 3
2 Zhonghe Coal Guizhou Explosion 16 0
2 Sigou Coal Henan H2O Inundation 42 0
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.