CHINA 16 trapped in north China coal mine blast

CHINA

16 trapped in north China coal mine blast

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19:31, November 18, 2019

Sixteen people were trapped in a coal mine gas explosion in north China's Shanxi Province, local authorities said Monday.

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Investigators said there were 34 people in the mine at the time of the accident. Eighteen people have been rescued, five of whom have been sent to a local hospital, according to the Shanxi Administration of Coal Mine Safety.

Rescue work is under way.

(Compiled by Wang Zi)

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