A total of 15 people were detained by local police, and five more were removed from their posts or removed from their posts after the flooding of an iron mine in Shanxi province in northern China.
Miners were blocked as a result of flooding on June 10 at an iron ore mine in Daisian County, Shanxi Province. The investigation into the causes of the accident continues.
China is the largest consumer of iron ore and an importer of iron ore in the world. According to data for 2020, the country increased its imports of raw materials by 9.5% compared to 2019 - up to 1.17 billion tons.