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2008-09-14 12:00:19

Authorities in China's Henan Province say seven men died when a tunnel in a coal mine collapsed in Luoyang City. Three other miners were missing after Saturday's collapse in central China, reported Xinhua, China's official news service. The mine, which produces 150,000 tons of coal annually, is owned by Xin'an Xintai Coal Mining Co. Ltd., a consortium of mining firms in Xin'an County, Xinhua reported.

2008-09-14 06:00:15

Text of report in English by official Chinese news agency Xinhua (New China News Agency) [Xinhua: "Seven Dead, Three Missing in Central China Coal Mine Cave-In"] ZHENGZHOU, Sept. 14 (Xinhua) - Seven miners died and three others were missing after a coal mine cave-in on Saturday in Luoyang City, central China's Henan Province, local authorities confirmed Sunday morning. Rescuers recovered the bodies of the seven miners on Sunday from a collapsed goaf lane. Ten miners were cleasing the...


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conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin