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Saturday, March 12, 2011

19 killed in China coal mine blast - 12th Mar 2011

Beijing, March 12 (IANS) At least 19 people were killed Saturday when an explosion occurred in a coal mine in southwest China, authorities said.

The gas blast hit the Xincheng coal mine in Panxian county of Guizhou province when 34 people were working underground, Xinhua reported.

Nineteen bodies were recovered, while 15 miners managed to escape, a statement said. Source