Quang Ninh: work accident kills two coal miners

An accident occurred at a coal mine in the northern province of Quang Ninh on August 5 afternoon, killing two workers and injuring two others.

The incident happened at 1:30pm at a work site of the Ha Long Coal Company. A cable snapped while the four workers were transporting mining tools down a 67 metre pit. 

The injured are being treated at the province’s general hospital. 

The Vietnam National Coal – Mineral Industries Corporation offered 20 million VND (897 USD) for the family of each dead person.