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Eleven miners trapped in Central China coal mine blast

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-02-14 10:24
CHANGSHA - Eleven people went missing after a blast hit a coal mine in central China's Hunan Province, Loudi city authorities said on Tuesday.

The blast occurred at 1:37 a.m. Tuesday at Zoubao Coal Mine in Loudi, with 29 people working underground. Seventeen people have been lifted out of the shaft unhurt and one is injured. Rescue operation is underway.
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