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Seven killed in China coal mine blast

06 August 2019

Seven people were killed in a coal mine gas explosion in southwest China's Guizhou Province, local authorities said on August 2. The explosion happened at a coal mine in Liangyan Town near the city of Bijie. 

Representative image: Shutterstock
Representative image: Shutterstock

Eight people were trapped when the explosion occurred, and one person was rescued alive.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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