Underground coal disasters strike China, Poland

UNDERGROUND coal mining is living up to its risky reputation with rescuers in northeastern China searching for 22 miners trapped underground and two miners dying and at least six missing after an earthquake at the Rudna mine in Polkowice in southwestern Poland.

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Chinese state media reports the China incident occurred on Tuesday night at a mine in the city of Qitaihe in northeastern Heilongjiang province.

The cause of the accident is not known.

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