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Coal mine roof accident kills two in China's Hebei

Xinhua | Updated: 2024-03-31 07:08

SHIJIAZHUANG - Two people trapped in a coal mine roof accident in north China's Hebei province have been confirmed dead, the coal mine company said Saturday.

A shaft roof collapsed at 4:42 am Friday at a mine of Jizhong Energy Resources Co, Ltd in the city of Xingtai, leaving two people trapped, according to a statement issued by the company on its website.

As of 6:50 pm Saturday, the two people had been confirmed dead and the cause of the accident is being investigated.

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