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2005-12-01 05:26:53

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities have shut down a state-owned colliery in northeast China and detained top officials after 164 miners died in an explosion, state media reported on Thursday. State-owned Dongfeng coal mine run by a branch of the Heilongjiang Longmei Mining (Group) Co.

Word of the Day
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.