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China coal mine collapse: 21 miner’s bodies recovered

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Rescuers have recovered 21 miners’ bodies from an eastern China coal mine collapse. According to the official Xinhua News Agency, the last body was pulled from the mine on Monday afternoon.

Over 300 mine workers had been in the mine in the Shandong province area of China when it collapsed on 20 October 2018.

Most were rescued quickly but 22 miners remained trapped. One was rescued but for the rest of the mine workers the mine collapse was fatal.

The cause of the collapse is currently being investigated.

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