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Warnings ignored before mine disaster

China Daily | Updated: 2010-04-01 07:46

Warnings ignored before mine disaster

Water is pumped out of the Wangjialing Coal Mine in Shanxi province on Wednesday. Yan Yan / Xinhua

XIANGNING, Shanxi - A failure to heed warnings that water was seeping into the coal shaft and a slow evacuation led to at least 153 miners being trapped in a mine in North China's Shanxi province, officials said on Wednesday.

Warnings ignored before mine disaster

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