Death toll in mine blast rises to 33
The death toll from a coal mine explosion in Yongchuan district rose to 33 on Wednesday. Rescuers found the bodies of 15 miner in the Jinshangou Coal Mine, according to the local rescue headquarters. The bodies of 18 others had been retrieved as of Tuesday. Atotal of 35 miners were in the pit when the accident occurred around 11:30 a mon Monday. Two escaped unharmed.