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China gas field disaster kills 191

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posted on Dec, 25 2003 @ 02:16 PM
Too much death.

BEIJING, China (CNN) -- At least 191 people were killed and hundreds poisoned when a natural gas well in southwest China burst and released a cloud of toxic fumes, medical workers, officials and state media said on Thursday.

More than 120,000 people died in work-related accidents from January to November this year, the official China Daily said earlier this,

Wow, I wonder what the stats must be like here in Canada and the US


[Edited on 25-12-2003 by ZeroDeep]

posted on Dec, 25 2003 @ 02:18 PM
I heard about this on NPR this morning. Sad. God I can't image what it would be like if that happened here in the usa. But you can bet you butt they would blame the Arabs until they found the exact cause.

[Edited on 25-12-2003 by DiRtYDeViL]

posted on Dec, 25 2003 @ 04:40 PM
Sad to learn the news.

"The Chinese leaders called for unreserved efforts in searching and rescuing victims of a gas field blowout..."according Xinhua,Chinese government's mouthpiece.
Feel a little surprised that the whole story is disclosed by itself,the Chinese government ever tried to cover up SARS epidemic when it spreaded widely in GangDong last year.

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