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China mine accident: Death toll rises to 22
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China mine accident: Death toll rises to 22

Beijing, Feb 25 : The death toll from a coal mine accident in north China's Mongolia has risen to 22 after one injured- died, local authorities said on Monday.

The critically injured died on Sunday afternoon after treatment failed, the rescue headquarters said. Twenty-eight others were still being treated in hospital.

The accident occurred on Saturday as a shuttle vehicle taking the 50 workers to the underground lost control due to faulty brakes and crashed into the side of the tunnel at a lead, zinc and silver mine under Yinman Mining Company in West Ujimqin Banner, Xilingol League.UNI

China mine accident: Death toll rises to 22