Burst! At least 16 people were killed when carbon monoxide exceeded the limit in Songzao Coal Mine of Chongqing Nengtou Yu New Energy

China News Network reported that in the early morning of September 27, Beijing time, a carbon monoxide overrun accident occurred in Songzao Coal Mine, a subsidiary of Chongqing Nengtou Yu New Energy Company, causing 17 people to be trapped.

Under the Songzao Coal Mine, a subsidiary of Chongqing Nengtou Yu New Energy Company, the large inclination of No. 2 caused carbon monoxide to exceed the limit due to belt burning, and 17 people were trapped underground. The local emergency rescue plan was quickly activated and professional rescuers were organized. 75 rescuers from the Songzao Mine Rescue Team have gone down to rescue and 30 medical personnel rushed to the scene.

At present, the cause of the accident is under further investigation. The search and rescue work has ended before submission. At least 16 people have been confirmed dead and one person has been sent to the hospital for rescue.

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