CHINA Bodies of all trapped miners recovered

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Bodies of all trapped miners recovered

China Daily

12:36, June 17, 2021

Rescuers drain water from the iron mine after a flooding accident trapped 13 workers in Daixian county, North China's Shanxi province, on June 10, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

Bodies of all 13 workers trapped in an iron mine in Daixian county, North China's Shanxi province, were recovered Wednesday, after a well of the mine flooded on June 10, killing all of them, local authorities said.

A rescue team composed of 1,084 people worked for six straight days. DNA identification was completed for 11 of the victims as of Wednesday night.

Police have detained 13 suspects. Investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.

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