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At least 46 people have died after an explosion struck a coal mine in central China's Henan Province.
The explosion happened at the Xingdong Number 2 Mine in Weidong District, Pingdingshan City at around 1:30 a.m. local time, Monday. 72miners were working underground at the time. Rescue teams were immediately sent to the mine and rescued 26 workers.
The cause of the explosion is still unknown. It's a low gas-concentration mine with an annual production capacity of around 90,000 tons of coal.
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