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Coal mine explosion kills 6, injures 1 in SW China

English.news.cn   2013-12-22 14:23:09            

GUIYANG, Dec. 22 (Xinhua) -- Six people were confirmed dead and one injured after a coal mine gas blast on Saturday night in southwest China's Guizhou Province, local authorities said.

The accident occurred at about 11:50 p.m. at Hongxing Coal Mine in Pu'an county of Qianxinan prefecture, according to the county government.

The injured person has been rushed to a hospital.

An investigation into the cause of the blast is under way.

The Hongxing Coal Mine has an annual production capacity of 300,000 tonnes.


Chinese premier underlines work safety

BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has ordered intensified efforts to improve work safety following a deadly explosion last month in Shandong Province that left 62 dead.

Li made the comments in a written instruction as a work safety committee of the State Council, China's Cabinet, held a plenary session on Friday in Beijing. Full story

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