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First body recovered, mine officials removed
By Qiu Quanlin (China Daily)
Updated: 2005-08-11 06:04

Local police also detained 11 people believed to bear responsibility for the accident.

Those arrested include the owner, manager, board chairman and chief technician of the coal mine, who all initially fled after the accident.

Despite receding hopes of finding survivors, the headquarters in charge of the rescue has urged all rescuers to fulfil their duties.

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