China: 19 miners killed in mine accident in northern China

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Beijing (AFP) 19 coal miners have been killed in a collapse of a coal mine in China. Two miners were trapped underground after the disaster on Saturday in northern Shaanxi province, official Xinhua News Agency reported, citing local authorities. 66 miners could be rescued from the pit of the company Baiji Mining. The cause of the accident is still under investigation, it was said.

REF: https://www.zeit.de/news/2019-01/13/19-bergarbeiter-bei-grubenunglueck-im-norden-chinas-ums-leben-gekommen-20190113-doc-1c6977

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