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14 dead, 2 trapped in southwest China coal and gas outburst

14 dead, 2 trapped in southwest China coal and gas outburst

The accident happened at around 1:30 am Tuesday at Guanglong Coal Mine in Anlong County, when 23 workers were working underground. Seven workers have been lifted to safety, while 14 have been confirmed dead and two others remained trapped.An emergency response has been activated and rescue work and investigation is underway.