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China Letter-News and Human Rights

China human rights news with focus on the Uygur of Xinjiang, Tibetans and Tibet, Chinese mining workers, religion, corruption and censorship.

Tuesday, March 23, 2004

Two die in mine collapse [March 20, 2004]

The Australian:

Mining Tragedies"AT least two miners were killed and eight were trapped when part of a deserted mine collapsed in southwestern China's Yunnan province, state media said today.

Twelve miners, led by a company foreman, had illegally entered the abandoned mine in Gejiu city to search for ore-bearing sand on Thursday, the Xinhua news agency quoted local police saying."


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