All 21 trapped miners confirmed dead in coal mine accident in NW China
Updated 22:48, 15-Jan-2019
All 21 miners trapped underground were confirmed dead after a coal mine accident took place on Saturday in northwest China's Shaanxi Province. 
Local authorities confirmed that all the trapped miners have been found dead.
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There were 87 miners working underground when a roof collapsed at the Lijiagou coal mine of the Baiji Mining Co., Ltd. in the city of Shenmu at around 4:30 p.m.
After the accident, 66 of the miners were lifted from underground to safety and 21 remained trapped. 
An investigation into the incident is underway.