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Seven killed in coal mine explosion in China

Press Trust of India  |  Beijing 

Seven workers have been killed and two others injured in an explosion at a coal mine in China's Guizhou Province.

The accident took place on Thursday when 18 people were working underground at the Rongsheng Coal Mine in Zhenfeng County of Guizhou Province, state-run Xinhua agency reported.

Rescuers managed to pull out 11 workers, with two of them severely injured but their conditions are not life-threatening, local government said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sat, October 15 2016. 13:32 IST