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China coal mine blast kills 28

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A gas blast in a northeast China coal mine killed 28 people, authorities said on Saturday, according to state media, the latest incident to damage the industry's notoriously poor safety record. 

This file photo shows a coal mine in Huo Lin Guo Le, China's north Inner Mongolia region, pictured on November 15, 2010. A gas blast in a northeast China coal mine killed 28 people, authorities said on Saturday, according to state media, the latest incident to damage the industry's notoriously poor safety record.

Thirteen others were rescued after the accident Friday at Babao Coal Mine in the city of Baishan in Jilin province, the official Xinhua news agency cited a spokesman with the provincial work safety and supervision bureau as saying.

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