China: 7 Miners rescued

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 7, 2010 12:03

BEIJING – Rescue workers pulled out the last seven trapped workers Saturday after an underground fire killed 16 people in China's latest mining disaster.

The blaze that broke out Friday afternoon initially trapped 50 miners at the Lingnan Gold Mine in Zhaoyuan city in eastern Shandong province, but all were rescued as of 1 p.m. (0500 GMT) Saturday, the state-run Xinhua News Agency said.


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