Six killed in China mine blast

Six killed in China mine blast

A total of six miners were killed in a coal mine gas explosion Tuesday in northwest China, said authorities.

The six miners were underground when the explosion occurred at Xingda coal mine in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region's Manas county at around 3.30 p.m. Tuesday, Xinhua quoted the region's coal mine safety administration as stating.

A probe into the incient is being carried out.