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2008-09-25 09:00:39

Three die in ore mine collapse in eastern China HANGZHOU, Sept. 24 (Xinhua) -- Three workers were killed in an ore mine cave-in on Wednesday in east China's Zhejiang Province, according to the local government. The accident took place at about 8 a.m. when five miners were reinforcing loose rocks in a calcite mining pit in the small mine in Liaoan Village, Fuyang City. A large volume of rocks and dirt suddenly fell from the pit roof, killing three on the spot. The other two workers...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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