China: 4 killed in coal mine explosion
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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.

PTI


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


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