19 Dead In North China Coal Mine Company Building Fire
TAIYUAN, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Nov, 2023) Death toll has risen to 19 after a fire broke out Thursday morning at a building of a coal mine company in north China's Shanxi Province, according to the Shanxi branch of the National Mine Safety Administration.
The fire ripped through the second floor of the five-story building located in Lishi District of Lyuliang City. Rescue efforts are underway, according to local authorities.
The building belongs to the private Yongju coal mine company, which has a production capacity of 120 tonnes a year.