Feb 26, 2023, 8:00 PM
VIDEO: China coal mine landslide

TEHRAN, Feb. 26 (MNA) – At least six workers were killed as 47 remain missing following a massive landslide in a Chinese open-pit coal mine Wednesday.

China’s Inner Mongolia region ordered inspections at all of its open-pit mines, after at least six people were killed in a landslide at a coal mine, with 47 others still missing.

The mine, operated by small local firm Xinjing Coal Mining Co, collapsed in an avalanche of rock on Wednesday, leaving workers buried under a pile of debris.

Six people had been pulled out alive by 10:30 p.m. (1430 GMT) on Thursday, state media reported.

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