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Coal Mine Gas Blast Kills One, Traps Four in SW China

September 10, 2008

Coal mine gas blast kills one, traps four in SW China

KUNMING, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) — A gas explosion at a coal mine in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Tuesday afternoon killed one and left four others trapped underground, a local government spokesman said.

The accident happened at about 4:40 p.m. at the Hengda Coal Mine in Yiliang County of Zhaotong City.

One injured person was rescued and taken to hospital, and rescue efforts were underway for the four trapped people.

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