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China Suspends Official After Mine Disaster

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China Suspends Official After Mine Disaster

China Suspends Official After Mine Disaster

China Suspends Official After Mine Disaster

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The Chinese government announces the suspension of a senior official in the province where more than 200 people died in a coal mine accident earlier this month. The move is part of Beijing's effort to make officials more accountable, especially in areas such as work safety.