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VIETNAM-COAL MINE ACCIDENT
6 coal miners killed in fire in northern Vietnam
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Wednesday, January 15, 2014 11:32 PM EST
A Vietnamese official says six workers have been killed in a fire in an underground coal tunnel in the country's north.
One worker escapes with burns after the fire erupted Wednesday night.
Authorities are still trying to put out the fire at the tunnel, which is between 30-105 meters deep.
An investigation is underway.
The province is Vietnam's main coal-mining region. Dozens of workers have been killed in the past decade in mining accidents there.