4 dead in E. China colliery blast

Source:Xinhua Published: 2015-3-2 22:54:28

All four miners trapped underground by a gas explosion in a colliery in east China's Jiangxi Province on Saturday have been confirmed dead.

Rescuers found a fourth body at 6:22 pm on Monday in Yongshan coal mine in Leping City, according to the city's mining bureau.

The incident occurred at around 11:57 am on Saturday. Over 800 tonnes of coal had blocked the access shaft.

An investigation into the incident is continuing.

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