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December 2012
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Date Mine Name Location Accident Type Dead Missing1
1 Furuixiang Coal Mine Heilongjiang H2O Inundation 5 5
Four miners who were trapped for 5 days in the flooded Furuixiang Coal Mine were rescued on December 7th.
5 Shangchang Coal Mine Yunnan Explosion 17 0
17 Niulanchu Coal Mine Hunan Explosion 6 1
20 Unnamed Mine Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region Cave-in 3 0
December Totals 31 6
2012 Totals 481 130
1 Missing miners remain listed for incidents where no follow-up news report was provided.