Death toll in China coal mine accident rises to 21
Beijing, Jan 13 : The death toll in the coal mine roof collapse in China's Shaanxi Province has risen to 21 as rescuers found dead bodies of the other two trapped miners on Sunday, authorities said.
At the time of the accident, 87 persons were working underground. 66 of them were lifted to safety.
An investigation into the cause of the accident is underway.