Power transformer blast ‘injures six’ in Indian state

Six people have reportedly been “seriously injured” when a power transformer exploded in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. According to reports, angry farmers from Patwari village in Greater Noida, where the transformer was located, blocked traffic in protest while police lodged a complaint against distribution company Discom. Brijesh Kumar, Greater Noida Samajwadi Party, a […]

Coal mine gas explosion ‘kills 10’ in China

Ten people have been reported dead following a colliery gas explosion in central China. The blast at Simachong coal mine in Shaoyang City is believed to have taken place around 7:55pm yesterday. Chinese reports claim a total of 39 miners were working underground when the accident took place but only 29 were lifted to safety. […]