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China: 4 killed in coal mine explosion

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 12:24

Beijing: At least four people were killed
and 12 others injured in a coal mine explosion in China`s
southwestern Sichuan Province.

The accident occurred Tuesday night in Xunsi township of
Junlian County in Yibin city, causing a three-storey house to
collapse, local officials said.

The 12 injured have been hospitalised for medical
treatment, while twenty-six others stayed in hospital for
further medical checkup, Xinhua news agency reported.


First Published: Wednesday, December 21, 2011 - 11:51

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