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August 2016
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Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
16 Unnamed Limestone Mine Gansu Fire 12 0

Rescuer Deaths:  Three rescuers died during the recovery of nine miners that were killed during a fire in an underground limestone mine operated by the Jiuquan Iron and Steel Group.  See More.

August Totals 12 0
2016 Totals 95 25
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.