Six killed in coal mine gas explosion in China

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 15:40

Beijing: At least six people were killed in a gas explosion at a coal mine in northwest China.

The accident occurred yesterday at the Hongshan Coal Mine in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region.

The six workers were there in the mine at the time of the accident.

After overnight rescue efforts, the bodies of all them were retrieved, Xinhua news agency reported.


First Published: Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 15:40
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