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Local officials removed after Chinese mine accident kills 18

Local officials removed after Chinese mine accident kills 18

A gas leak has killed at least 18 people working in a coal mine in central China s Hunan province, state media reported on Monday.

Rescuers have brought 37 miners to safety and sent them for hospital treatment.

Cai Yongheng, rescue team director, said rescuers had to carry oxygen tanks during the search for survivors.

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Investigators are still testing substances in the poisonous gas.

According to China's state-run news agency Xinhua, authorities detained an unspecified number of people as part of an investigation into the incident.

Thirty-seven miners have been rescued in the incident.

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Local authorities placed responsibility for the accident on six officials, including the deputy county chief Wang Zhuowen, who were removed from their posts.

Other industrial disasters in the country include an explosion at a hazardous material warehouse in the eastern city of Tianjin in August 2015 that killed at least 114 people.

N. Korea detains another United States citizen
China is ready to work with all parties, including the United States, to seek an amicable resolution, Geng said. The latest arrest brings the total number of American nationals now detained in the North to four.


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