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Survivors recount China mine disaster; 104 dead

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Posted: Sunday, November 22, 2009 1:22 pm | Updated: 1:57 am, Sat Oct 8, 2011.

HEGANG, China — When gas levels suddenly spiked deep in the Xinxing coal mine, Wang Jiguo grabbed two co-workers and they ran for their lives. Minutes later, there was a huge bang, a torrent of hot air and the earth shuddered.

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