According to the linked Yahoo! News item
A total of 2,433 people died in coal mine accidents in China in 2010, officials say, but labour rights groups have long maintained the actual death toll is likely much higher.
China's mines are among the deadliest in the world due to lax regulation, corruption and inefficiencies.
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
China Coal Mining - A Dangerous Occupation
Posted by Stephen Sullivan at 12:01 AM