At least 18 people were killed in a coal mine accident in China’s Hunan province, officials said on Monday.

A gas leak occurred at the Jilinqiao colliery in Youxian county on Sunday when a total of 55 workers were working in the mining shaft, Xinhua news agency reported.

Thirty-seven miners were rescued.

First Published | 8 May 2017 2:23 PM
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