State media: Nine trapped Chinese miners confirmed dead

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Mon, 2021-01-25 09:30

BEIJING: Nine more Chinese miners trapped underground for over two weeks have been confirmed dead, state media reported Monday, leaving one still unaccounted for after a blast at the site.
“From Sunday afternoon to this afternoon, rescue workers have not stopped searching, and found a further nine trapped miners who unfortunately all died,,” state broadcaster CCTV quoted the mayor of Yantai city as saying.
Eleven miners were rescued alive on Sunday.

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