Another mine blast claims eight
- Another mine blast claims eightShanghai Daily - Shanghai,ChinaDecember 1, 2006Eight workers died in a mine blast early this morning in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, said the provincial coal mine security supervision bureau.
The accident happened 2am at the Chengjin Colliery in Hengshan District, Jixi City, Xinhua news agency reported.
Rescuers have found the victims' bodies. The cause of the blast is under investigation, Xinhua said.
The Chengjin Colliery is reported as a legal private mine.
A fatal gas explosion in another coal mine in the district a week ago has claimed 25, with four still missing.___________________________________________________________
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