9 killed in China coal mine accident

Beijing, May 25:  Nine people were killed and one person remains missing after a coal mine was inundated with water in China’s eastern Shandong province.

The coal mine in Zhangqiu city was flooded with water two days ago, state-run Xinhua news agency said today.

Rescuers have been sent to the spot and the colliery owner and others involved in the incident have been detained.



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