According to the information given by reports, in an incident that took place in northern China killed at least 20 people and 30 other got injured after a vehicle that was transporting them underground experienced brake failure and lost control.
Fifteen people were killed on the spot and five others died later. The 30 who were injured were in stable condition, it added. No further details on the accident were given and the report did not say what type of mine it was. The accident is under investigation.
Deadly mining accidents remain common in China despite efforts to improve conditions and crack down on illegal mines, particularly those that produce coal. In October, 21 miners died in eastern Shandong province in a tunnel collapse.