CHINA-2NDLD-MINE - 21 killed in coal mine accident in China By K J M Varma
Contributed by NAMPA / PTI.
Beijing, Jan 13 (PTI) Twenty-one workers were killed after a roof collapsed at a coal mine in northwestern China, state media reported on Sunday.
Eighty-seven people were working underground in the Lijiagou coal mine in the Shaanxi Province at the time of the accident on Saturday afternoon, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
Initial reports said that 19 people were killed while 66 others airlifted to safety. Rescuers found two more bodies of trapped miners on Sunday, the report said.