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16 killed in China coal mine blast

Sixteen miners were killed today in a blast caused by a gas leak at a coal mine in southwest China, Xinhua reported.

world Updated: Oct 06, 2011 11:02 IST
IANS

Sixteen miners were killed on Tuesday in a blast caused by a gas leak at a coal mine in southwest China, Xinhua reported.

The explosion took place around 7.30am at the Anping coalmine in Lihua township of Libo county. Two other miners were missing.

First Published: Oct 04, 2011 18:29 IST