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Benxihu Colliery Explosion: Worst Mining Disaster in History
The accident which happened April 26, 1942 on the Chinese Benxihu Colliery is considered to be the worst mining accident in history. Another name of the colliery is Honkeiko, in Japanese.
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Survival in the FACE of disaster
The Benxihu Colliery disaster of April 26, 1942, was a coal dust and gas explosion in the mine of Benxihu Colliery in Benxi, Liaoning, China. The number of people killed was 1,549. The deaths were largely due to carbon monoxide poisoning as ventilation ...
Here Are 5 of China's Worst Industrial Disasters
Said to be the worst accident since the People's Republic of China was formed in 1949, all news of the blast was suppressed by Chinese authorities until it finally emerged in 1992. 4. Benxihu Colliery Disaster, 1942.
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