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Four dead, 57 missing in China mine accident

BEIJING — Four miners died and 57 were left missing in a central China coal mine, an official said Friday, in the latest fatal mishap to hit the nation’s notoriously dangerous mining industry. The accident occurred Thursday evening at the Qianqiu coal mine in Henan province, which belongs to the…

China coal mine blast kills 29: media

A gas explosion at a coal mine in central China has killed 29 miners, according to state media, the latest in a series of deadly accidents to hit the country’s mining industry. Some 35 miners were working in the state-owned mine at the time of the blast, which happened early…