Death toll in mine blast rises to 33

China Daily (USA) - - CHINA -

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.

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