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Gas blast kills 5, traps 17 others in NE China coal mine

(Xinhua)

16:54, March 22, 2012

BEIJING, March 22 (Xinhua) -- A gas explosion killed at least five people and trapped 17 miners underground at the coal mine in the city of Liaoyang of northeast China's Liaoning Province, China's work safety watchdog said on Thursday.

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