Six killed in China mine blast

February 15th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Feb 15 (IANS) A total of six miners were killed in a coal mine gas explosion Tuesday in northwest China, said authorities.

The six miners were underground when the explosion occurred at Xingda coal mine in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region’s Manas county at around 3.30 p.m. Tuesday, Xinhua quoted the region’s coal mine safety administration as stating.

A probe into the incient is being carried out.

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