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China: 13 Miners Die After Explosion at Underground Coal Mine

HeadlineNov 01, 2016

In China, at least 13 miners have died after an explosion at an underground coal mine in southwest China Monday night. At least 20 more miners are currently missing. This is the deputy mayor of the Chongqing municipality, where the explosion occurred.

Mu Huaping: “Rescuers found some collapsed tunnels and poisonous and harmful gas in some areas exceeding standards. After verification, we have found 13 trapped people that have no signs of life, and are still searching for other trapped people.”

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