Elevator plunge kills eight in northeast China mine
Updated: 2008-04-09 09:02
SHENYANG -- Eight people were killed after the elevator that carried them suddenly plunged into the ground Tuesday morning at a lead-zinc mine in northeast China's Liaoning Province.
The accident occurred at around 7:40 a.m. in Fengyuan lead zinc ore mine in Tieling City, a provincial work safety bureau official said.
The cause of the accident is under investigation.