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Mine blast kills 29

(Shanghai Daily)

09:31, October 31, 2011

A vehicle carrying the bodies of miners killed in a gas explosion surfaces from underground at a colliery in Hengshan County, Hunan Province, early yesterday. Officials confirmed 29 people died in the Saturday evening blast at the Xialiuchong Coal Mine. Six miners working underground survived. China's mines are the deadliest in the world, with 2,433 people killed in mine accidents in 2010.(Shanghai Daily Photo)

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