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China: 15 killed, 9 injured in coal mine gas explosion

China: 15 killed, 9 injured in coal mine gas explosion

Beijing, Nov 19 (UNI) At least 15 people were killed and nine others injured in a coal mine gas explosion in north China’s Shanxi Province. The blast occurred on Monday when 35 miners were working underground at the coal mine in Pingyao County, Xinhua reported. Fifteen people were killed in the blast and eleven miners managed to escape.