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Beijing, March 24 (IANS) At least 19 miners have been killed in China's Shanxi province after a coal mine caved in, the mine's owner said on Thursday.
The accident occurred on Wednesday night in a colliery of the Anping Coal Mine in Shanyin County, said a statement by Shanxi Datong Coal Mine Group, the mine's owner.
Xinhua news agency citing the statement reported that a total of 129 miners were working underground when the accident took place.
Rescue work was underway. (IANS)