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27 miners killed in China coal mine blast

By The Associated Press Published: May 12, 2013

BEIJING — Authorities say 27 miners were killed in a coal mine blast in southwestern China.

The work safety bureau in Sichuan province says 108 miners were working underground when the accident happened Saturday afternoon. Of the 81 rescued, six were seriously injured and nine suffered minor injuries.

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