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21 killed in Chinese coal mine ordered to improve safety standards in 2017

A cave-in at a coal mine in northwest China on Saturday has left 21 people dead, state media reported on Sunday. The incident happened at the Lijiagou mine in Shenmu, Shaanxi province, about 4:30pm when 87 people were working underground, local authorities said. Although rescuers managed to lift 66 miners