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2008-06-18 06:00:00

The death toll from a coal mine blast here was finalized at 34 as rescuers retrieved the last six bodies Wednesday.

2008-06-18 03:00:26

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Xiaoyi, Shanxi, 18 June: The death toll from a coal mine blast in north China's Shanxi Province rose to 31 as rescuers retrieved three more bodies early Wednesday [18 June]. Rescuers found one body at 4 a.m.

2008-06-17 15:00:44

Death toll in north China mine flooding rises to eight TAIYUAN, June 16 (Xinhua) -- One miner who had been previously reported missing was confirmed dead in a flooded colliery in north China's Shanxi Province, bringing the death toll to eight, local authorities said on Monday.

2008-06-17 12:00:41

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Coal Mine Cave-In Kills Five Workers in NW China"] URUMQI, June 17 (Xinhua) - A cave-in killed five workers in a coal mine in northwest China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region early Tuesday, local government authorities reported.

2008-06-17 06:00:29

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Spontaneous Blast of Explosives Causes China Mine Accident"] Xiaoyi, Shanxi, June 17 (Xinhua) - Spontaneous ignition of explosives caused a coal mine blast on Friday that killed 28 people and trapped six, said Zhang Jianmin, vice governor of north China's Shanxi Province, on Tuesday.

2008-06-16 12:00:48

43 trapped in north China colliery blast TAIYUAN, June 13 (Xinhua) -- A colliery blast in north China's Shanxi Province on Friday has trapped 43 miners underground, local authorities said. The explosion occurred at about 11 a.m. in Anxin Coal Mining Co. Ltd in Xiaoyi City.

2008-06-16 12:00:48

Nine rescued, 34 still trapped in north China colliery blast TAIYUAN, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Nine miners were rescued after a colliery blast in north China's Shanxi Province on Friday but 34 were still trapped underground, local authorities said. The explosion occurred at about 11 a.m.

2008-06-16 12:00:48

Seven trapped after gas explosion in central China coal mine WUHAN, June 13 (Xinhua) -- Seven miners have been trapped in a coal mine in central China's Hubei Province after a gas explosion late Thursday, rescuers said on Friday.

2008-06-16 12:00:48

Seven dead, one missing in north China mine flooding TAIYUAN, June 15 (Xinhua) -- Seven miners were confirmed dead and one was missing in a flooded colliery in north China's Shanxi Province, local authorities said on Sunday. The flooding occurred in Yutian Coal Mining Co. Ltd.

2008-06-15 03:00:18

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) Taiyuan, 15 June: Initial investigation showed that substandard explosives had caused the coal mine blast that left 27 miners dead and seven others trapped, Shanxi provincial coal mine safety watchdog said on Sunday.


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