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URGENT ¥¥¥ China mine blast kills 28: state media

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A gas blast in a northeast China coal mine killed 28 people, authorities said Saturday, according to state media.

Thirteen others were rescued after the accident Friday at Babao Coal Mine in Jilin province, said a spokesman with the provincial work safety and supervision bureau, according to the official Xinhua news agency.

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