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    Chinese coal mine blast claims 29 lives

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    At least 29 workers are dead after a coal mine explosion in China. It is just the latest disaster in what has become a regular occurence in the country's dangerous mining industry. Last year 2,433 people died in coal mine accidents; the year before the figure was 2,631. This latest explosion happened in a state-owned mine in Hengyang in the southern Hunan province. ...