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China coal mine explodes

At least 74 miners are dead after a gas explosion occurred in a Chinese coal mine on Sunday, MSNC.com said.

The explosion injured at least 113 workers and trapped dozens of others, the Minnesota Daily said.

All the miners who had been trapped were found by late Sunday, the official Xinhua News Agency said. It was not clear if all the bodies had been recovered.

Four-hundred-thirty-six workers were in the Tunlan Coal Mine in Gujiao city when the blast occurred, Xinhua said.

China's mines are the world's most dangerous with more than 3,000 deaths a year in fires, floods and explosions.

The cause of the explosion is being investigated.