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11 passed after glow during bootleg Chinese spark mine: media

The fire pennyless out during a cave in Liaoning Province early Monday, trapping 13 miners about 500 metres (1,600 feet) underground, a central Xinhua news group said.

Two bodies were found Thursday and 9 some-more Friday. Rescuers have recovered one miner alive though Xinhua cited a internal work reserve business as observant one chairman remained missing.

Despite being sealed in 2004, a cave was means to continue operations after a owners secluded a missile within a spark soaking plant, Xinhua said, citing conduct of a business Hao Chijun.

Hao pronounced a bootleg cave usually had one opening, since normal cave shafts have during slightest two, Xinhua reported.

China is a world’s largest spark producer, and lethal accidents in a zone are common.

The supervision says fatalities are declining, though some rights groups disagree that under-reporting means a tangible total are significantly higher.

At slightest 19 people in China were killed in a spark cave collision in March, in what is believed to be one of a deadliest such incidents this year.

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