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5 trapped in China coal mine gas outburst

Updated: 2013-11-02 11:08
( Xinhua)

GUIYANG - Five miners were trapped after a coal and gas outburst at a colliery in Southwest China's Guizhou province Saturday morning, local authorities said.

The accident happened at 2 am, when 50 miners were working underground at Huangshuiba coal mine in Yumo township of Jinsha county. Forty-five of them were lifted out safely, with two of them seriously injured, according to local authorities.

Rescue work and investigations are underway.

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