Nine killed in NE China's coal mine incident

Source:CGTN Published: 2019/6/10 8:02:10

Nine people were killed in a coal mine incident in Northeast China's Jilin Province, local authorities said on Monday. 

Ten people are currently receiving treatment at hospital, but none sustains life-threatening injuries, according to a statement by the local government.  

The incident happened at around 8:00 p.m. on Sunday in Longjiabao coal mine and triggered a 2.3 magnitude earthquake, trapping 19 miners underground.  

Rescue operations have concluded and an investigation into the case has been launched.

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