The Chinese authorities have confirmed the fact of flooding of mineon August, 2nd the Chinese authorities have confirmed the fact of flooding of tin mine in district Nandan Guansi - Chzhuansky independent area in the south of the country on July, 16th.
the representative of management on maintenance of industrial safety of Guansi - Chzhuansky independent area has confirmed the fact of flooding of mine, but has refused to answer questions of journalists on details happened, having noticed only that “ rescue crews already work on a tragedy place “. “ it will be possible to speak About number of victims only after from mine will pump out all water “ - the official has told.
according to the Chinese mass-media which still two days ago have informed on tragedy, as a result of mine flooding were lost on an extreme measure of 70 persons, and 130 more remain in the flooded mine. However authorities insisted that “ messages in mass-media do not represent the facts “ and “ Time for carrying out of careful investigation " is necessary;.
According to local television, at the moment of flooding in mine could be to 300 persons. It has been thus noticed that the given mine was subject to closing from - for bad management and a great number of accidents. However local authorities have not executed the instruction as the mine was one of the basic sources of the income of district.