• A Coal Mine Collapsed in China's Shaanxi Province, Killing 21 People

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    Twenty-one miners were killed when the roof of a coal mine collapsed in China's northwestern Shaanxi province over the weekend, according to state media reports.
    The Jan. 12 accident is the latest to hit China's deadly coal industry.
    At the time the roof gave way, 87 people were underground in the Kijiagou mine in Shenmu city. Sixty-six miners were initially rescued, but 21 remained trapped underground, according to the Global Times, a newspaper run by the ruling Communist Party. All of the missing miners were later found dead.
    Authorities are investigating the cause of the accident, which...
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