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Deaths 'concealed' in coal mine

By Xu Wei in Beijing and Liu Mingtai in Changchun ( China Daily ) Updated: 2013-04-08 07:59:29

Watchdog says blasts in Jilin killed 42 workers, 11 remain missing

The State Council will launch full investigations into two gas blasts at a coal mine in Jilin province that involve concealing the number of dead from the first blast, China's work safety watchdog announced.

The Babao Coal Mine in Baishan saw two explosions in four days in the last two weeks, and reports by authorities said 29 people were killed in the first blast and seven in the second.

Deaths 'concealed' in coal mine

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