19 killed in China coal mine cave-in

Beijing, March 24 (IANS) At least 19 miners have been killed in China’s Shanxi province after a coal mine caved in, the mine’s owner said on Thursday.

The accident occurred on Wednesday night in a colliery of the Anping Coal Mine in Shanyin County, said a statement by Shanxi Datong Coal Mine Group, the mine’s owner.

Xinhua news agency citing the statement reported that a total of 129 miners were working underground when the accident took place.

Rescue work was underway.

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