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Mine accident kills 7 in central China

Xinhua | Updated: 2013-04-15 12:50

CHANGSHA - Seven miners were confirmed dead in a coal and gas outburst that happened in a colliery in Central China's Hunan province late Sunday, the local government said on Monday.

The accident occurred around 8:10 pm in Gaoyan coal mine, Xiangmei township of Yongxing county.

An investigation into the accident is under way.

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