Last Body From China Mine Blast Recovered – Alexa Olesen

Xin10212050120 From ABC News:

Rescuers recovered the body of the last miner missing after a coal mine explosion in northern China, bringing the final death toll in the blast to 171, the government said Tuesday.

Rescuers found the body late Monday night, the official Xinhua News Agency reported.

The Nov. 27 blast at the Dongfeng Coal Mine in the northeastern province of Heilongjiang was sparked when airborne coal dust ignited, according to state media.

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December 6, 2005 9:59 AM
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