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Death toll rises to 16 in southwest China coal, gas outburst

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Christian Fernsby ▼ | December 18, 2019
Sixteen miners were killed after a coal and gas outburst happened at a coal mine in southwest China's Guizhou Province early Tuesday, local authorities said.
Guanglong Coal Mine in Anlong County
Tragedy in China   Guanglong Coal Mine in Anlong County
The accident happened at around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday at Guanglong Coal Mine in Anlong County, when 23 workers were working underground. Seven workers have been lifted to safety.

Topics: China coal gas outburst

Rescue work has ended and investigation is underway.