Seven killed in China illegal mining accident

Sun, Jan 15 2012 4:18 IST | 123 Views | Add your comment
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Beijing, Jan 15

Seven farmers were killed and four injured in north China while attempting to illegally blast their way into a mine by using explosives, said the government.

As per initial investigation, a group of farmers tried to blast their way into an iron ore in Tang county, Hebei province, late Friday night. But the explosives suddenly went off and hit the farmers instead, Xinhua quoted the government statement as saying.

Police said they were still in search of the other suspects and probing the source of explosives.

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