The fatalities occurred after a makeshift gold mine collapsed near Bondo in Lower Uele province of the Democratic Republic of Congo, taking the death toll from mine accidents to 50 this year.
Eleven out of a total of 22 miners, who were trapped about 600 metres underground after an explosion at the Hushan mine in China's Shandong province, were rescued on Sunday in a dramatic operation.
Official says it will take at least 15 days to rescue miners as debris standing in the way weighs about 70 tonnes. The miners have already spent 12 days buried under the rubble after explosion.
Authorities have promised the arrest of the attackers, payment of compensation to the bereaved families and better security for the Hazaras.
Members of minority Shia community gather in the troubled province to demand justice for 10 coal miners who were killed in an attack claimed by Daesh terrorists in southwestern Machh area.
Miners trapped since Wednesday at a gold mine near Kwekwe city in central Zimbabwe, police officials say.
The accident which occurred at a depth of 880 metres at the CSM mine in the city of Karvina, also injured 10 others. Eleven of those killed were from neighbouring Poland.
More than 300 people were working inside the mine when the incident took place in Shandong province. Most have been successfully lifted to safety, while 20 remain trapped underground.
Police officials said they were testing the poisonous gas that killed the workers and had detained an unspecified number of people in connection with the incident.
Thousands of miners risked their lives for coal, but now coal company bankruptcies endanger promises of hard-earned healthcare for former workers.
Bolivia's Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes was kidnapped and killed by striking miners, who have been demanding changes to a proposed labour law.
Gas explosion in coal mine in northwest Pakistan has killed three miners and left several others trapped
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