4 dead in SW China mine explosion

KUNMING, March 31 (Xinhua) — Four people have been confirmed dead and four others injured in a coal mine gas explosion in southwest China’s Yunnan Province early Monday, local authorities said.

The accident occurred at around 10:30 a.m. at a coal mine in Linfeng Township of Weixin County, according to the county’s information office.

An investigation into the cause of the blast is under way.



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