Mine explosion in Ecuador kills at least five

Posted on February 23, 2012 • Filed under: Ecuador, Latin America Mining

An explosion caused the collapse of a mine in the area of ​​Bella Rica, in the canton Ponce Enriquez, in the province of Azuay. The blast occurred at 09:30 on Wednesday. This fact has at least five people died from inhalation of toxic gases and another ten have been affected, so that police and rescue elements moved the site to verify the magnitude of the explosion. Read Article

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