MIQUAN, China, Oct. 28 (UPI) --
At least six miners were killed and eight others missing Saturday in a coal mine gas explosion in northern China, a mining official said.
The accident in Dianchanggou Township, Miquan City, in the sparsely populated Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region occurred about 2:35 a.m. local time, China's Xinhua news agency reported.
Xinjiang borders the Tibet autonomous region to the south and Russia to the north.
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