Numbers: Sep. 3, 2007

MINES

181

Number of Chinese coal miners trapped underground in the coastal province of Shandong since Aug. 17, when a burst river dike flooded two shafts

2,163

Number of people killed in Chinese mines so far this year

DARFUR

400,000

Estimated number of deaths since 2003 in Darfur, according to Save Darfur, a figure challenged by the European-Sudanese Public Affairs Council, a group that supports Sudan's ruling government and says inflated figures are used to justify Western intervention

9,000

Estimated number of recent deaths, according to an official government tally in Sudan, a widely contested figure. A 26,000-member U.N. and African...

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