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China mine disaster: Dozens more workers rescued

Emergency teams in central China have rescued 44 miners more than 36 hours after a cave-in at a coal mine in the city of Samenxia in Henan province.

Chinese state media said eight miners died in the incident, thought to have been triggered by an earthquake, but several are still missing.

  • 05 Nov 2011
  • From the section China