China Sichuan Coal Mine Accident Kills 9, Xinhua Says

(Corrects number of dead in first paragraph.)

A gas explosion killed nine people and trapped 38 others at a coal mine in Panzhihua city in the southwestern Chinese province of Sichuan, Xinhua News Agency reports, citing the local government.

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