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65 confirmed dead in Xinjiang coal mine blast
www.chinaview.cn 2005-07-11 23:43:31

    URUMQI, July 11 (Xinhuanet) -- Rescuers have found 65 corpses in acoal mine with a blast in the wee hours of Monday in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

Rescuers have found 65 corpses in acoal mine with a blast in the wee hours of Monday in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
65 miners have been confirmed dead in Xinjiang coal mine blast. (Photo: Xinhua)

    By 11:00 p.m. Monday, 18 of the 87 miners remained missing. They were working underground when the accident happened at around2:30 a.m. in Shenlong Coal Mine of Fukang County in Xinjiang.

    Four people escaped the accident, said Wang Yongzhu, deputy-director of the Xinjiang Coal Mine Safety Supervision Administration. Enditem

    

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