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China: Coal Mine Fire Kills 24 Workers

China's state media said 24 workers have been killed in a fire at a coal mine in the northeastern part of the country. The official Xinhua news agency said the Wednesday blaze in Liaoning province also injured 52 workers. The incident occurred at a mine run by the state-owned Fuxin Coal Company and is the latest deadly mining disaster in China. Government figures show there were 589 mining-related accidents in China last year, leaving more than 1,000 people dead or...

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