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Crossover: Rescue work continues on Sichuan coal mine accident

08-31-2012 09:06 BJT

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The death toll from Wednesday’s gas explosion in a coal mine in southwest China’s Sichuan province has climbed to 19. 154 miners were working underground at the Xiaojiawan Coal Mine in the city of Panzhihua when the explosion took place at around 6 p.m. Wednesday. Officials say more than a hundred miners have been rescued, but 28 remain missing. Full story>>

For the latest on the mine blast in Sichuan Province, we’re joined on the phone by our reporter Yin Xiang in Panzhihua City.

Q1: How’s rescue work going and what difficulties are rescue workers facing?

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