AP: China coal mine blast kills 203, injures 22

From The Associated Press, via MSNBC: Latest in long series of deadly explosions in troubled industry

China – A gas explosion in a coal mine in China’s northeast killed at least 203 miners, the government said Tuesday, in the deadliest such disaster reported since communist rule began in 1949.

The explosion Monday afternoon at the Sunjiawan mine in Liaoning province also injured 22 others and 13 trapped underground, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

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