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China Mine Blast Leaves Dozens Trapped

A gas explosion in an eastern China coal mine early Tuesday has trapped 27 workers. Chinese state media said 12 other miners have been rescued from a privately run coal mine in Huainan City, in the eastern province of Anhui, but a partial collapse made reaching the others difficult. Rescuers had not been in contact with the missing miners since the blast, said Wu Zhiyong, deputy director with the Xiejiaji District’s safety supervision bureau. T The Dongfang Coal Mine was operating...

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