Chile, Four die in mining accident, carbon monoxide blamed

Posted on March 3, 2012 • Filed under: Chile, Latin America Mining

Four workers died this afternoon, around 18.00, inside the mine Boat, located in the town of La Higuera, Fourth Region. The cause of the tragic accident was due to emission of carbon monoxide inside the shaft. The dead were identified as Osvaldo Piazza del Rosario Cortés, Manuel Jesus Vargas Cortes, Nicanor Alberto Torres and Luis Alejandro Zarate Rocco Rocco. Read Article

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